Themes Might You Live a Great Deal Longer?

Might You Live a Great Deal Longer?

If this collection of provocative speakers proves even partially right, we may all live to a (very) ripe old age.

Futurist Ray Kurzweil foresees body and brain enhancements leading to an extended human tenure on Earth -- and beyond. Surgeon and chemical engineer Alan Russell, meanwhile, asks: "If newts can regenerate a lost limb, why can't we?" And Aubrey de Grey, icon of the life extension movement, gives a challenging talk that may convince you that aging will soon become optional.

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Play_iconJared Diamond: How societies can grow old better

Jared Diamond: How societies can grow old better

18:11 Posted: Nov 2013

Views: 694,518 | Comments: 174

Play_iconKelly McGonigal: How to make stress your friend

Kelly McGonigal: How to make stress your friend

14:28 Posted: Sep 2013

Views: 6,102,404 | Comments: 506

Play_iconJudy MacDonald Johnston: Prepare for a good end of life

Judy MacDonald Johnston: Prepare for a good end of life

06:03 Posted: May 2013

Views: 1,192,874 | Comments: 216

Play_iconMeg Jay: Why 30 is not the new 20

Meg Jay: Why 30 is not the new 20

14:49 Posted: May 2013

Views: 6,403,338 | Comments: 815

Play_iconJane McGonigal: The game that can give you 10 extra years of life

Jane McGonigal: The game that can give you 10 extra years of life

19:30 Posted: Jul 2012

Views: 4,616,700 | Comments: 484

Play_iconAlanna Shaikh: How I'm preparing to get Alzheimer's

Alanna Shaikh: How I'm preparing to get Alzheimer's

06:26 Posted: Jul 2012

Views: 733,814 | Comments: 144

Play_iconLaura Carstensen: Older people are happier

Laura Carstensen: Older people are happier

11:38 Posted: Apr 2012

Views: 856,236 | Comments: 118

Play_iconPeter Saul: Let's talk about dying

Peter Saul: Let's talk about dying

13:19 Posted: Mar 2012

Views: 475,062 | Comments: 188

Play_iconJane Fonda: Life's third act

Jane Fonda: Life's third act

11:20 Posted: Jan 2012

Views: 1,896,002 | Comments: 285

Play_iconAJ Jacobs: How healthy living nearly killed me

AJ Jacobs: How healthy living nearly killed me

08:42 Posted: Jan 2012

Views: 905,644 | Comments: 150

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