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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_iconCynthia Kenyon: Experiments that hint of longer lives

Cynthia Kenyon: Experiments that hint of longer lives

16:23 Posted: Nov 2011

Views: 612,695 | Comments: 192

Play_iconAdam Ostrow: After your final status update

Adam Ostrow: After your final status update

05:29 Posted: Aug 2011

Views: 956,544 | Comments: 178

Play_iconDave deBronkart: Meet e-Patient Dave

Dave deBronkart: Meet e-Patient Dave

16:31 Posted: Jun 2011

Views: 417,920 | Comments: 188

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: 704,440 | Comments: 114

Play_iconAnthony Atala: Printing a human kidney

Anthony Atala: Printing a human kidney

17:24 Posted: Mar 2011

Views: 1,912,290 | Comments: 200

Play_iconGary Wolf: The quantified self

Gary Wolf: The quantified self

05:10 Posted: Sep 2010

Views: 706,069 | Comments: 130

Play_iconRachel Sussman: The world's oldest living things

Rachel Sussman: The world's oldest living things

14:08 Posted: Sep 2010

Views: 869,016 | Comments: 157

Play_iconMichael Specter: The danger of science denial

Michael Specter: The danger of science denial

19:01 Posted: Apr 2010

Views: 1,466,988 | Comments: 2108

Play_iconEric Topol: The wireless future of medicine

Eric Topol: The wireless future of medicine

16:58 Posted: Feb 2010

Views: 604,031 | Comments: 106

Play_iconAnthony Atala: Growing new organs

Anthony Atala: Growing new organs

17:52 Posted: Jan 2010

Views: 1,295,069 | Comments: 138

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