It’s here. You cannot stop a man that smart. You can only hope his reason penetrates the stammering fears of others. Pratchett on Peter, the subject of the documentary.
“So then is it a good thing? And you are trying to resolve these things. Because it is a good thing, I think, that in […]
Who doesn’t love the Onion’s A.V. Club? Troglodytes, that’s who. Mark Wexler’s documentary “How to Live Forever” gets not so much reviewed as lampooned. And rightly so:
Like Willard Scott without the jam, Wexler tracks down centenarians, including the world’s oldest living human (who, not surprisingly, has since died) as well as scientists, a […]
When a headline in Nature is “Telomerase reverses aging process” you know there has been some serious headway:
Mice engineered to lack the enzyme, called telomerase, become prematurely decrepit. But they bounced back to health when the enzyme was replaced. The finding, published online today inNature1, hints that some disorders characterized by early […]
GQ profiled Aubrey de Grey back in May of 2010, but the article is finally online thanks to mikeypipes over at reddit. There is a very real, very depressing possibility that de Grey is as wrong as can be. I sincerely hope he is not.
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