A 2016 study at the Albert Einstein School of Medicine came up with a similar human lifespan limit of 115 years. The investigators
Me: Evolution requires aging and death to make room for each new generation and also favors a fairly rapid succession of
Sorry, immortalists there is death in your future regardless of the hype and other snake-oil remedies that you embrace. They
I have involved Len in the faculty of my courses that I teach here at Stanford:The Science of Longevity", and am currently
I was first introduced to the concept of organ donation during the first year of medical school. Our anatomy professor ardently
When we described our impending grandparenthood to them they flipped. They related with enormous enthusiasm " this new horizon
[Yeah. I just trashed the Jon Snow storyline. Come at me, commenters.] You’re not alone. Achieving immortality can be a logistical
Exoskeleton technology is at its infancy right now but because a third of the worlds population suffers from mobility issues
If it makes you feel good, do it but don't get suckered into the hype. Hope in a scalpel, a syringe or a bottle is still
Zoltan Istvan speaking with Fusion Editor-in-Chief Alexis Mardrigal at Transhumanist Party rally -- Photo by Lisa Memmel
The "Son of Man" The hardest chapter to write for my book on the Jewishness of Jesus was the one on resurrection. I tried
In the West, atheism is growing. Nearly a billion people around the world are essentially godless. Yet, that burgeoning population faces an important challenge in the near future
Much of the text of Fear of Dying relates multiple dreams of earlier sexually charged encounters that continued to bubble
Yet popular culture always asks the inevitable question: even if we have the ability to make the human race immortal, does
(Web Summit) Here are the most absurd and insightful statements made at Web Summit 2015: But artificial intelligence (AI
On October 7th, 2015, the Transhumanist Party reached its first birthday. Started as way to introduce forward thinking and futurist politics into government, the party has caught on around the world and now has over a dozen national parties.
In a paper that I wrote several years ago, Redefining Human Aging, I invoked the image of a grandfather's clock. When it
Zoltan Istvan of the Transhumanist Party is running for President on one platform: longevity.
Having stumbled upon the supernatural secrets during a bender in the Carpathian mountains, I am happy to now share these highly unorthodox and somewhat unethical methods with the adventurous and the tweetaholic.
On my tour called the "Immortality Bus," I'm hoping to share with others that we should support a society and culture that is strongly pro-science and pro-longevity. My team and I plan to have embedded journalists aboard the bus, documenting our trip and enlivening the conversation.