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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_iconAJ Jacobs: How healthy living nearly killed me

AJ Jacobs: How healthy living nearly killed me

08:42 Posted: Jan 2012

Views: 948,984 | Comments: 150

Play_iconCynthia Kenyon: Experiments that hint of longer lives

Cynthia Kenyon: Experiments that hint of longer lives

16:23 Posted: Nov 2011

Views: 656,563 | Comments: 192

Play_iconAdam Ostrow: After your final status update

Adam Ostrow: After your final status update

05:29 Posted: Aug 2011

Views: 992,768 | Comments: 181

Play_iconDave deBronkart: Meet e-Patient Dave

Dave deBronkart: Meet e-Patient Dave

16:31 Posted: Jun 2011

Views: 434,632 | Comments: 189

Play_iconDaniel Kraft: Medicine's future? There's an app for that

Daniel Kraft: Medicine's future? There's an app for that

18:21 Posted: Jun 2011

Views: 734,732 | Comments: 115

Play_iconAnthony Atala: Printing a human kidney

Anthony Atala: Printing a human kidney

17:24 Posted: Mar 2011

Views: 2,086,814 | Comments: 208

Play_iconGary Wolf: The quantified self

Gary Wolf: The quantified self

05:10 Posted: Sep 2010

Views: 734,474 | Comments: 133

Play_iconRachel Sussman: The world's oldest living things

Rachel Sussman: The world's oldest living things

14:08 Posted: Sep 2010

Views: 1,016,243 | Comments: 161

Play_iconMichael Specter: The danger of science denial

Michael Specter: The danger of science denial

19:01 Posted: Apr 2010

Views: 1,519,372 | Comments: 2128

Play_iconEric Topol: The wireless future of medicine

Eric Topol: The wireless future of medicine

16:58 Posted: Feb 2010

Views: 618,123 | Comments: 109

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