Researchers in Spain have proven that it's possible to extend the life of a mouse by up to 24 percent through telomerase gene therapy.
Though searching for a fountain of youth might sound like something out of a King Arthur story, it's also something happening right now, across the world, as scientists race toward discovering immortality. It might make marriage proposals seem a bit heavier, but some folks out there are dedicated to figuring out how to live forever (which sounds expensive).
A cryonics lab in Russia — the first of its kind outside of the United States — is guaranteeing the most coveted promise of all: immortality. It's not even ridiculously expensive. $10,000 to put your brain on ice, or $30,000 for your whole body. But can it really work?
61-year-old Arthur C. Clarke Lifetime Achievement Award winner, futurist and inventor guy Ray Kurzweil has made a lot of wild predictions that end up being appealing or terrifying. One of those is his belief that, within the next 20-25 years,...