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Michelangelo makes mincemeat of soggy Bill Viola – review - The Guardian

Monday, January 21, 2019

Michelangelo makes mincemeat of soggy Bill Viola – review  The Guardian

Michelangelo's vivid, vital drawings are well worth looking at, preferably unaccompanied by the empty spectacle of Viola's video installations.

Nicholas Hoult Plays Young J.R.R. Tolkien in a New Biopic About the Author’s Life - The Mary Sue

Monday, January 21, 2019

Nicholas Hoult Plays Young J.R.R. Tolkien in a New Biopic About the Author’s Life  The Mary Sue

2019 is already stacked with several highly anticipated films, but LOTR fans will want to keep a close eye on Tolkien, the upcoming biopic about the beloved The ...

Rossini: the great operatic genius - Gramophone

Monday, January 21, 2019

Rossini: the great operatic genius  Gramophone

As we commemorate 150 years since the composer's death, Richard Osborne explores how the centenary paved the way for an even greater appreciation of ...

Urine Therapy Explained by Boulder's Brother Sage - Westword

Monday, January 21, 2019

Urine Therapy Explained by Boulder's Brother Sage  Westword

He calls himself Brother Sage, and while the Boulder resident notes that he's worked as a wellness practitioner for four decades, urine therapy, the subject of the ...

Salvador Dalí: entertainer who brought Surrealism to a mass market - The Conversation - UK

Monday, January 21, 2019

Salvador Dalí: entertainer who brought Surrealism to a mass market  The Conversation - UK

My triumph will lie in the fact that I was able to overwhelm my period and at the same time achieve immortality. This comment made by Salvador Dalí is quoted in ...

‘Perry Mason’ to Return as New TV Series - The Vintage News

Monday, January 21, 2019

‘Perry Mason’ to Return as New TV Series  The Vintage News

The most popular legal drama in television history was Perry Mason, starring Raymond Burr as the brilliant defense attorney who won practically all his.

Learning to live after a loss of faith: why some may back away from religion - CBC.ca

Monday, January 21, 2019

Learning to live after a loss of faith: why some may back away from religion  CBC.ca

David Richards came from a deeply religious background. He taught Sunday school and served on his church's board of directors, and had been a peer ...

Hindus take auspicious plunge during India's Kumbh Mela - Aljazeera.com

Monday, January 21, 2019

Hindus take auspicious plunge during India's Kumbh Mela  Aljazeera.com

Millions of Hindu devotees will take a holy dip in the Ganges River on Monday on one of the six most auspicious days to bathe during Kumbh Mela - the world's ...

Briefly Noted Book Reviews - The New Yorker

Monday, January 21, 2019

Briefly Noted Book Reviews  The New Yorker

North of Dawn, by Nuruddin Farah (Riverhead). This novel by a noted Somali probes the costs of migration through one family's experience. A secular ...

Oscars 2019: predictions - Spectator.co.uk

Sunday, January 20, 2019

Oscars 2019: predictions  Spectator.co.uk

Winning an Academy Award is no guarantee of cinematic immortality. Recent Best Picture winners such as Crash and A Beautiful Mind, barely watched these ...

Williamsville North's Bob Rosen earns national coaching honor - Buffalo News

Sunday, January 20, 2019

Williamsville North's Bob Rosen earns national coaching honor  Buffalo News

When Bob Rosen left his position as an assistant at Canisius College 29 years ago to take the head coaching job at Williamsville North High School, he thought ...

Through a Storm to Haroun - The Boston Musical Intelligencer

Sunday, January 20, 2019

Through a Storm to Haroun  The Boston Musical Intelligencer

Boston Modern Orchestra Project's innovative semi-staged concert production of the complex, rich and fanciful two-act opera, Haroun and the Sea of Stories ...

Our fascination with robots goes all the way back to antiquity - Science News

Sunday, January 20, 2019

Our fascination with robots goes all the way back to antiquity  Science News

In the book 'Gods and Robots,' a scholar recounts how early civilizations explored artificial life through myths.

Improve life expectancy with some healthy habits | Regional - Southgate News Herald

Sunday, January 20, 2019

Improve life expectancy with some healthy habits | Regional  Southgate News Herald

Who Wants to Live Forever” is a song that appeared on the 1986 album “A Kind of Magic” by the rock band Queen. The song often sparks conversation about ...

Ellyse Perry aims for perfect summer - The Australian

Sunday, January 20, 2019

Ellyse Perry aims for perfect summer  The Australian

Ellyse Perry can cap a superlative summer and secure the Sydney Sixers a golden dynasty by achieving victory in the WBBL final against the Brisbane Heat at ...

'We're all ready': New Orleans Saints, their fans and the city try to grab a Super Bowl berth - Journal Review

Saturday, January 19, 2019

'We're all ready': New Orleans Saints, their fans and the city try to grab a Super Bowl berth  Journal Review

Terron Armstead, like everyone else in the New Orleans Saints locker room, has waited for this chance all his life.

Lance Berkman, Roy Oswalt and Hall of Fame voting - Houston Chronicle

Saturday, January 19, 2019

Lance Berkman, Roy Oswalt and Hall of Fame voting  Houston Chronicle

There is a possibility of the two former Astros stars exiting the ballot after their first year of eligibility.

How Close are We to Achieving Immortality? - San Diego Entertainer Magazine

Saturday, January 19, 2019

How Close are We to Achieving Immortality?  San Diego Entertainer Magazine

Over the past 100 hundred years, the average human lifespan has increased dramatically, thanks to an exponential advancements in science and technology.

Science news: Humans will download SOULS to microchips for IMMORTALITY | Daily Star - Daily Star

Saturday, January 19, 2019

Science news: Humans will download SOULS to microchips for IMMORTALITY | Daily Star  Daily Star

PEOPLE will be able to download their “souls” onto microchips, implant it into another body and live forever, a technology expert has claimed.

The best songs by The Smiths - Radio X

Saturday, January 19, 2019

The best songs by The Smiths  Radio X

Need an introduction to the world of Morrissey, Marr, Rourke and Joyce? Radio X picks the cream of the classic Manchester band's back catalogue.

The Return to Roots - India Today

Friday, January 18, 2019

The Return to Roots  India Today

The India Today Kumbh round table discusses the event which for many devout Hindus symbolises the intellectual essence and unity of India. - Issue Date: Jan ...

Salvador Dalí: In Search of Immortality review – portrait of a gloriously eccentric artist - The Guardian

Friday, January 18, 2019

Salvador Dalí: In Search of Immortality review – portrait of a gloriously eccentric artist  The Guardian

David Pujol's documentary includes some bizarre moments, including Dalí's seduction of his wife-to-be with a paste made of goat excrement and fish glue.

30 Things That Make No Sense About Dragon Ball Super: Broly - TheGamer

Friday, January 18, 2019

30 Things That Make No Sense About Dragon Ball Super: Broly  TheGamer

Dragon Ball Super: Broly is finally here, but some things about it just make no sense at all.

Movies in Abilene: 'Glass' - ReporterNews.com

Thursday, January 17, 2019

Movies in Abilene: 'Glass'  ReporterNews.com

New Releases 'GLASS' (Premiere 10, Century 12, Cinemark) A man with the power of immortality takes on a pair of budding supervillains. Sci-fi drama with ...

Why It’s Time to Stop Dunking on M. Night Shyamalan - Observer

Thursday, January 17, 2019

Why It’s Time to Stop Dunking on M. Night Shyamalan  Observer

It may not be a critical hit, but 'Glass' should show that M. Night Shyamalan deserves to be taken out of the penalty box.

Letter: Arthur C. Norman: Border wall is all about Trump's immortality - The Providence Journal

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Letter: Arthur C. Norman: Border wall is all about Trump's immortality  The Providence Journal

Egyptian pharaohs built huge, grandiose stone pyramids, futilely attempting to achieve immortality. Would they have succeeded by using steel slats to build a ...

Huawei founder Ren Zhengfei is an Apple fan and wants to live forever - CNN

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Huawei founder Ren Zhengfei is an Apple fan and wants to live forever  CNN

Hong Kong (CNN Business) Huawei's founder and president Ren Zhengfei remained silent in public while his company suffered a terrible 2018, including bans ...

Robert J. Samuelson: Capitalism's stark reality -- no business is guarantee immortality, including Sears and GE - Tulsa World

Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Robert J. Samuelson: Capitalism's stark reality -- no business is guarantee immortality, including Sears and GE  Tulsa World

For both companies, economic pressures changed the terms of competition. Sears ultimately could not adapt to a world that included Walmart, other "big box" ...

Review: M. Night Shyamalan's frustrating 'Glass' isn't unbreakable after all - USA TODAY

Monday, January 14, 2019

Review: M. Night Shyamalan's frustrating 'Glass' isn't unbreakable after all  USA TODAY

After successful 'Unbreakable,' 'Split,' M. Night Shyamalan fumbles his trilogy-closing 'Glass' with Bruce Willis, Samuel L. Jackson and James McAvoy.

The persistence of his memory: "Salvador Dalí: In Search of Immortality" - Santa Fe New Mexican

Friday, January 11, 2019

The persistence of his memory: "Salvador Dalí: In Search of Immortality"  Santa Fe New Mexican

Director David Pujol's exhaustive look at the life and work of the Spanish Surrealist Salvador Dalí is a compelling investigation.

Julian Jackson, Donald Curry, Tony DeMarco, Lee Samuels, Teddy Atlas gain boxing glory - El Paso Times

Friday, January 11, 2019

Julian Jackson, Donald Curry, Tony DeMarco, Lee Samuels, Teddy Atlas gain boxing glory  El Paso Times

June will see a hallowed weekend for boxing as the latest members of the International Boxing Hall of Fame join, including the outspoken Teddy Atlas.

Actress Lucy Liu has a museum show opening in Singapore - The Sun Daily

Friday, January 11, 2019

Actress Lucy Liu has a museum show opening in Singapore  The Sun Daily

An exhibition opening this weekend at the National Museum of Singapore will juxtapose artworks by the actress Lucy Liu -- in her first museum show -- ...

The Search for Immortality Goes Off With a Bang - ThomasNet News

Thursday, January 10, 2019

The Search for Immortality Goes Off With a Bang  ThomasNet News

Around the world, chemists have long searched for the elixir of life, hoping that the right experiment will reveal a mysterious compound with the power to grant ...

Does Medicine Actually Make People Live Longer? - HuffPost

Thursday, January 10, 2019

Does Medicine Actually Make People Live Longer?  HuffPost

The truth is our early ancestors didn't all die at 30 — and medical science has given us less of a boost than you think.

At San Diego's Frozen Zoo, a chance for animal immortality - Knowable Magazine

Tuesday, January 08, 2019

At San Diego's Frozen Zoo, a chance for animal immortality  Knowable Magazine

The cryobank is a rich source of genetic knowledge of hundreds of creatures. It may one day be used to bring endangered species back from the brink and ...

Dogecoin Prediction 2019: The year when DOGE reaches immortality - CaptainAltcoin

Monday, January 07, 2019

Dogecoin Prediction 2019: The year when DOGE reaches immortality  CaptainAltcoin

Dogecoin might have lost some of its bite lately but there was much bark on the internet about it for sure. With some analysts predicting that the currency has ran ...

Please never forget Tyler Trent - Rivals.com

Tuesday, January 01, 2019

Please never forget Tyler Trent  Rivals.com

Tyler Trent didn't get to live a long life, just the better part of 20 years, because of that soul-less scourge that is cancer. In place of those many, many lost years ...

Denial of Death or Denial of Immortality - ScienceBlog.com

Monday, December 31, 2018

Denial of Death or Denial of Immortality  ScienceBlog.com

At year end, I have a tradition of writing a column more speculative and personal than usual. In this post, I consider critically the standard physicalist belief that ...

Super Steyn finally reaches immortality - cricket.com.au

Thursday, December 27, 2018

Super Steyn finally reaches immortality  cricket.com.au

A challenging two-year period has left Proteas legend Dale Steyn with a better perspective on life and – at long last – a national record.

Immortality: Human negligible senescence for ‘rich and famous’ | Daily Star - Daily Star

Monday, December 24, 2018

Immortality: Human negligible senescence for ‘rich and famous’ | Daily Star  Daily Star

IMMORTALITY is on the horizon according to leading transhumanists, who believe in the future people will be able to live forever.

Hail Mary gives North Shore state title, football immortality - Houston Chronicle

Monday, December 24, 2018

Hail Mary gives North Shore state title, football immortality  Houston Chronicle

ARLINGTON – Dematrius Davis' last-second pass hung in the air for a lifetime for the moment of a lifetime.

Human mortality 'plateau' may be statistical error, not hint of immortality - Medical Xpress

Thursday, December 20, 2018

Human mortality 'plateau' may be statistical error, not hint of immortality  Medical Xpress

Human error, not human biology, largely accounts for the apparent decline of mortality among the very old, according to a new report publishing on December ...

Commentary: Once science conquers old age, will immortality be next? - Times Union

Thursday, December 20, 2018

Commentary: Once science conquers old age, will immortality be next?  Times Union

Woody Allen said, "I don't want to live on in my films. I want to live on in my apartment." Humanity has always battled nature's limitations — including bodily frailty.

Israel, counter-terrorism and the future of immortality - Arutz Sheva

Thursday, December 13, 2018

Israel, counter-terrorism and the future of immortality  Arutz Sheva

In the final analysis, there can never be any greater form of power in world politics than power over death. Paradoxically, this preeminent form of power is almost ...

Silicon Valley Is on a Quest for Immortality—And It Could Be Very Dangerous | Opinion - Newsweek

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Silicon Valley Is on a Quest for Immortality—And It Could Be Very Dangerous | Opinion  Newsweek

Biohackers are tweaking almost every part of the lives to push the limits of human longevity—but at what cost?

Silicon Valley's quest for immortality – and its worrying sacrifices - The Next Web

Monday, December 10, 2018

Silicon Valley's quest for immortality – and its worrying sacrifices  The Next Web

Somewhere in Silicon Valley, a man wakes early with the sunrise. Venturing into the kitchen, he pacifies his rumbling belly with a cup of coffee infused with a ...

Enchanting musical fable of immortality comes alive in Palo Alto - The Mercury News

Tuesday, December 04, 2018

Enchanting musical fable of immortality comes alive in Palo Alto  The Mercury News

Who wants to live forever? That's the question at the heart of “Tuck Everlasting,” the magical musical that TheatreWorks Silicon Valley is now performing at Palo ...

‘Fallout 76’ player stumbles into immortality, seeks help from Bethesda - Digital Trends

Saturday, November 24, 2018

‘Fallout 76’ player stumbles into immortality, seeks help from Bethesda  Digital Trends

Fallout 76 players may think that becoming immortal in the open-world game would be awesome, but a player who stumbled into god mode has an opposite ...

Fallout 76 player finds immortality bug - Polygon

Friday, November 23, 2018

Fallout 76 player finds immortality bug  Polygon

A Fallout 76 player is exploring Bethesda's post-apocalyptic world, with just one wish: to die. Brogadyn posted a story on Reddit yesterday about how their ...

How Bob Dylan explained art and immortality to Allen Ginsberg - Quartz

Friday, November 16, 2018

How Bob Dylan explained art and immortality to Allen Ginsberg  Quartz

In 1997, while playing a concert in New Brunswick, Canada, Bob Dylan dedicated the song “Desolation Row” to Allen Ginsberg, the renowned Beat generation ...

Science Behind the Fiction: Overlord and Nazi Germany's real human immortality experiments - SYFY WIRE

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Science Behind the Fiction: Overlord and Nazi Germany's real human immortality experiments  SYFY WIRE

Since the earliest stories were told, humanity has recognized the dynamic of the hero and the villain, or the supervillain. It's likely why, in modern storytelling, ...

Chosen One of the Day: Paul Rudd's immortality - SYFY WIRE

Thursday, November 08, 2018

Chosen One of the Day: Paul Rudd's immortality  SYFY WIRE

Paul Rudd is a beautiful, immortal God who has spit on the sanctity of time itself. He must be stopped.

Not Just Sci-Fi: A Tech Couple Works To Achieve Immortality - Inside Philanthropy

Thursday, October 25, 2018

Not Just Sci-Fi: A Tech Couple Works To Achieve Immortality  Inside Philanthropy

More deep-pocketed funders are interested in the age-old quest to live forever, in one form or another. We dig into the interesting story of Terasem Movement ...

Immortality, Climate Change and Apple Myths - Bloomberg

Thursday, October 25, 2018

Immortality, Climate Change and Apple Myths  Bloomberg

Five myths about Apple (Washington Post); Uber's Secret Restaurant Empire: The incredible growth of the food delivery business has led to some ...

Digital immortality: How your life’s data means a version of you could live forever - MIT Technology Review

Thursday, October 18, 2018

Digital immortality: How your life’s data means a version of you could live forever  MIT Technology Review

Your family and friends will be able to interact with a digital “you” that doles out advice—even when you're gone.

Humans on brink of IMMORTALITY using Artificial Intelligence | Daily Star - Daily Star

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Humans on brink of IMMORTALITY using Artificial Intelligence | Daily Star  Daily Star

HUMAN beings becoming immortal is a step closer following the launch of a new start-up.

The Quest for Immortality Could Create Two "Classes of Humans" - Futurism

Saturday, October 13, 2018

The Quest for Immortality Could Create Two "Classes of Humans"  Futurism

We've yet to invent anti-aging treatments more effective than exercise and a healthy diet, but the super-rich continue to dream of immortality.

Disrupting the Reaper: Tech Titans' Quest for Immortality Rages Forward - Futurism

Friday, October 12, 2018

Disrupting the Reaper: Tech Titans' Quest for Immortality Rages Forward  Futurism

Quests to increase longevity and potentially allow humans to live forever are becoming more common, but progress only raises more ethical dilemmas.

Can We Live Forever? This Robot Is a Decades-Long Experiment in Immortality - Inverse

Friday, October 12, 2018

Can We Live Forever? This Robot Is a Decades-Long Experiment in Immortality  Inverse

What if we could not only prolong life, or limit disease, but actually solve the problem of death itself. It's a subversive idea -- perhaps the original subversive idea ...

Second adulthood: It’s just another desperate paean to the myth of immortality - The Irish Times

Friday, September 28, 2018

Second adulthood: It’s just another desperate paean to the myth of immortality  The Irish Times

Hilary Fannin: Like a buttock lift, it's just another desperate paean to the immortality myth.

ORMAN: Immortality and your major - Yale Daily News

Friday, September 21, 2018

ORMAN: Immortality and your major  Yale Daily News

“I would say no, my work has been very drudging — there are moments when I thought I finally understood a little bit, but it's not like —” the dry voice at the other ...

Why wouldn’t you want to live forever? New Scientist editors debate - New Scientist News

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Why wouldn’t you want to live forever? New Scientist editors debate  New Scientist News

More than half of UK adults would turn down an offer of immortality. Emily Wilson doesn't understand why – but Richard Webb certainly does.

Halting the 'immortality' mechanism in glioblastomas - The Brain Tumour Charity

Friday, September 14, 2018

Halting the 'immortality' mechanism in glioblastomas  The Brain Tumour Charity

A team of researchers have identified a new therapeutic target in glioblastoma cells that could halt the aggressive growth of this tumour type.

Study: CRISPR may have cracked cancer's "immortality switch" - Fast Company

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Study: CRISPR may have cracked cancer's "immortality switch"  Fast Company

A new study finds that the gene editing tool is capable of limiting a protein that enables certain cancer cells to divide indefinitely.

Researchers Unlock Secret of Deadly Brain Cancer's “Immortality” - UCSF News Services

Monday, September 10, 2018

Researchers Unlock Secret of Deadly Brain Cancer's “Immortality”  UCSF News Services

UCSF researchers have discovered how a mutation in a gene regulator called the TERT promoter confers “immortality” on tumor cells, enabling the unchecked ...

Grant Hill Ascends To Basketball Immortality - Hawks.com

Sunday, September 09, 2018

Grant Hill Ascends To Basketball Immortality  Hawks.com

Story by KL ChouinardTwitter: @KLChouinard ATLANTA -- Former NBA superstar and current Atlanta Hawks Vice Chair Grant Hill had a long journey leading up ...

Digital Immortality and the Book of the Dead - The Sociable

Thursday, September 06, 2018

Digital Immortality and the Book of the Dead  The Sociable

“The hour hath come to part with this body composed of flesh and blood” – The Tibetan Book of the Dead. Digital immortality through merging the brain with ...

Hansen, Marder, and Scheider Riffing on Immortality in 'The Summit' - East Hampton Star

Thursday, August 30, 2018

Hansen, Marder, and Scheider Riffing on Immortality in 'The Summit'  East Hampton Star

The human imagination has grappled with the idea of cheating death at least since the Sumerian “Epic of Gilgamesh,” in which the king sets out on a quest for ...

Bean embarks on adventure for immortality (and Elfo) on a rollicking Disenchantment - The A.V. Club

Sunday, August 19, 2018

Bean embarks on adventure for immortality (and Elfo) on a rollicking Disenchantment  The A.V. Club

This season, Disenchantment has done a good job of introducing macro serialized elements without much labored narrative table setting. First, there's Zøg's ...

Meninga pays tribute to Bennett after being bestowed with Immortality - The Sydney Morning Herald

Wednesday, August 01, 2018

Meninga pays tribute to Bennett after being bestowed with Immortality  The Sydney Morning Herald

Mal Meninga has paid tribute to the influence of Wayne Bennett after became the 13th player inducted as an Immortal. Meninga joined Dally Messenger, Dave ...

What happened when 9 women joined together to look immortality in the face - Aleteia EN

Thursday, July 26, 2018

What happened when 9 women joined together to look immortality in the face  Aleteia EN

"Facing Our Immortality," a Catholic retreat in Colorado, is helping women healing from cancer a chance to reflect on the deeper realities of life and death.

Mankind could have 'electronic immortality' by 2050 - Fox News

Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Mankind could have 'electronic immortality' by 2050  Fox News

If you've ever thought living forever was just a science fiction pipe dream, that dream may just become reality by the middle of this century.

Disrupting death: Technologists explore ways to digitize life - NBCNews.com

Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Disrupting death: Technologists explore ways to digitize life  NBCNews.com

Entrepreneurs in Silicon Valley and beyond are attempting to disrupt what has long been seen as one of the only inevitabilities of life: death.

Humans could achieve 'electronic immortality' by 2050 and attend our own funerals, futurist claims - Daily Mail

Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Humans could achieve 'electronic immortality' by 2050 and attend our own funerals, futurist claims  Daily Mail

Within the next few decades, humanity may be able to achieve a sort of immortality by merging our minds with machines, according to a prominent futurist.

Orioles' Chris Davis has a shot at baseball immortality -- and not in a good way - CBSSports.com

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Orioles' Chris Davis has a shot at baseball immortality -- and not in a good way  CBSSports.com

As we get set to celebrate the best players at the MLB All-Star Game, we should acknowledge the worst.

After My Best Friend’s Death, I Became Convinced That Literature Didn’t Matter. Mary Gaitskill Changed My Mind. - Slate

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

After My Best Friend’s Death, I Became Convinced That Literature Didn’t Matter. Mary Gaitskill Changed My Mind.  Slate

In the months that followed my friend's death in a car crash, fiction stopped working for me.

Memo to those seeking to live for ever: eternal life would be deathly dull - The Guardian

Sunday, July 08, 2018

Memo to those seeking to live for ever: eternal life would be deathly dull  The Guardian

It's great that more of us are living to 100, but the transhumanist dream of immortality would betray what it means to be human says philosopher Julian Baggini.

Don’t miss: immortality in New York, sulphur and science comedy - New Scientist News

Wednesday, July 04, 2018

Don’t miss: immortality in New York, sulphur and science comedy  New Scientist News

Imagine a New York where people live to 300 but want more, enjoy the 100th episode of a hit radio show, and celebrate atomic number 16 at a show about ...

Your chance for scientific immortality: Name that gene! - Cosmos

Wednesday, July 04, 2018

Your chance for scientific immortality: Name that gene!  Cosmos

Scientists at Australia's national science agency, the CSIRO, want your help to name a new gene they have discovered which plays an important role in ...

Is there any truth to anti-aging schemes? - Popular Science

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Is there any truth to anti-aging schemes?  Popular Science

On a Thursday evening in late January, the faithful gather. They trickle into the Church of Perpetual Life, about an hour's drive north of Miami, until a throng of ...

The Responsibility of Immortality: Welcome to the New Transhumanism - WIRED

Monday, June 04, 2018

The Responsibility of Immortality: Welcome to the New Transhumanism  WIRED

What used to be the province of acid-tripping tie-dye wearers has been co-opted by Silicon Valley—and we must be responsible about how we wield this new ...

Will Humans Ever Be Immortal? These 11 Theories and Technologies Will Shed Some Light on It - Interesting Engineering

Saturday, June 02, 2018

Will Humans Ever Be Immortal? These 11 Theories and Technologies Will Shed Some Light on It  Interesting Engineering

Since antiquity, man has searched for a means to live forever. Ancient Emperors, like Qin Shi Huang of China, even made it official policy. But with our modern ...

"Westworld" season 2 episode 4 satirizes tech bros' obsession with immortality - Quartz

Monday, May 14, 2018

"Westworld" season 2 episode 4 satirizes tech bros' obsession with immortality  Quartz

This article contains spoilers about the May 13 episode of HBO's Westworld. In the comedy series Silicon Valley, HBO already has one TV show that roasts the ...

BBC World Service - The Why Factor, Immortality - BBC News

Sunday, May 13, 2018

BBC World Service - The Why Factor, Immortality  BBC News

Why do people chase immortality? The transhumanists movement believes that science is close to finding a cure for aging and that within decades we will have ...

Westworld and the Question of Immortality - The Atlantic

Sunday, May 13, 2018

Westworld and the Question of Immortality  The Atlantic

Three Atlantic staffers discuss “The Riddle of the Sphinx,” the fourth episode of Season 2.

Immortality - Journal #91 May 2018 - E-Flux

Wednesday, May 09, 2018

Immortality - Journal #91 May 2018  E-Flux

After midnight, on the approach to Red Peregon station, the FD locomotive began to shout and weep.1 It sang in the winter darkness with the deep strength of its ...

Experiments to bring pigs back to ‘life’ show why immortality for humans isn’t a great idea - Scroll.in

Monday, May 07, 2018

Experiments to bring pigs back to ‘life’ show why immortality for humans isn’t a great idea  Scroll.in

Do you want to live forever? If so, there's some good news. Or so it seems. For it appears that we may have taken a step closer to making immortality reality.

Researchers Have Discovered What The 'Immortality' Enzyme Looks Like - Forbes

Saturday, April 28, 2018

Researchers Have Discovered What The 'Immortality' Enzyme Looks Like  Forbes

We now have the most detailed images ever of the enzyme telomerase. What does this mean for ageing and cancer?

Scientists unveil structure of the ‘immortality’ enzyme telomerase - NEWS.com.au

Friday, April 27, 2018

Scientists unveil structure of the ‘immortality’ enzyme telomerase  NEWS.com.au

MAKING a drug is like trying to pick a lock at the molecular level.

Immortality may be in reach, but you'll have to leave your body behind - Mother Nature Network

Monday, March 26, 2018

Immortality may be in reach, but you'll have to leave your body behind  Mother Nature Network

If you don't mind leaving your physical body at the door, Nectome promises to preserve your mind forever.

Scientists explored the structure of the key region of 'immortality and aging' enzyme - EurekAlert

Thursday, March 22, 2018

Scientists explored the structure of the key region of 'immortality and aging' enzyme  EurekAlert

Scientists from Moscow State University (MSU) working in an international team of researchers identified the structure of one of the key regions of telomerase -- a ...

Are 'cryonic technicians' the key to immortality? - BBC News

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Are 'cryonic technicians' the key to immortality?  BBC News

Freezing the deceased in the hope of one day reviving them could become a mainstream *service*, advocates say.

The Downside of Immortality - The New York Times

Friday, March 09, 2018

The Downside of Immortality  The New York Times

In Dara Horn's new novel, “Eternal Life,” her main character, Rachel, has lived for 2000 years — and she's done.

On the immortality of stem cells - Science Daily

Wednesday, March 07, 2018

On the immortality of stem cells  Science Daily

Stem cells are considered to be immortal in culture and, therefore, of great interest for aging research. This immortality is regulated by increased proteostasis, ...

Hidden secret of immortality enzyme telomerase: Can we stay young forever, or even recapture lost youth? - Science Daily

Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Hidden secret of immortality enzyme telomerase: Can we stay young forever, or even recapture lost youth?  Science Daily

Research has recently uncovered a crucial step in the telomerase enzyme catalytic cycle. This catalytic cycle determines the ability of the human telomerase ...

ASU scientists unveil a hidden secret of the immortality enzyme telomerase - Arizona State University

Friday, February 23, 2018

ASU scientists unveil a hidden secret of the immortality enzyme telomerase  Arizona State University

Research from the laboratory of Professor Julian Chen in the School of Molecular Sciences at ASU recently uncovered a crucial step in the telomerase enzyme ...

Are Humans Really On The Brink Of Achieving Immortality? - IFLScience

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Are Humans Really On The Brink Of Achieving Immortality?  IFLScience

This week, UK-based futurologist Ian Pearson explained why he believes humanity will achieve immortality by the year 2050, as advances in biomedical and co.

Immortality by 2050: Humans ‘very close’ to everlasting life - NEWS.com.au

Monday, February 19, 2018

Immortality by 2050: Humans ‘very close’ to everlasting life  NEWS.com.au

“IF YOU'RE under 40 reading this article, you're probably not going to die unless you get a nasty disease.” Those are the words of esteemed futurologist Dr Ian ...

The age of immortality - Drug Development Technology

Friday, February 16, 2018

The age of immortality  Drug Development Technology

For the first time in human history the possibility of immortality, or at least drastically prolonged lifespans, is real. The question is, how will a society already ...

China’s First Emperor Ordered Official Search for Immortality Elixir - Live Science

Wednesday, December 27, 2017

China’s First Emperor Ordered Official Search for Immortality Elixir  Live Science

The first emperor of China, Qin Shi Huang, wanted to live forever. Newly discovered documents reveal that 2,200 years ago, he even put out an executive order ...