How Science Is Extending Life

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What used to be the stuff of science fiction is becoming scientific fact. Scientists are bent on finding ways to make us all live longer. Especially, scientists. Hey, it’s a nice life and the money’s good. Here’s how the nerds are extending human life for the rest of us…
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Caloric Restriction: Basically, it’s dieting. But, each individual has a different constitution. Nutritionists design your ideal diet and you stick with it. No cheating!
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Anti Aging Drugs: AKA as Slow Aging, the practice involves the regular intake of dietary supplements like MitoQ, Resveratrol and Pterostilbene. In massive quantities…
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Cryonics: This is what everybody thinks it is: Freezing Ted Williams’ head and hoping science advances someday to a point where he has another chance at the plate in Beantown say, a hundred years from now…
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Nanotechnology: It’s basically “Fantastic Voyage” in real life. Molecular robots are injected into the bloodstream to treat disease. Especially the ones that kill you…
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Cyborgs: Cyborgs are cool and all. And, they can live forever. How does that help us live longer? Make enough of them and they’ll probably kill us all…
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Genetic Modification: Mucking around with genes at the embryonic level is what’s going on here. Breakthroughs in this science won’t necessarily extend life. But, you might look more like either half of Brangelina in the time you do have…
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Fooling Genes: This method of gene manipulation endows animals with traits which can help them repel predators more successfully. Sometimes extending life comes down to not being gobbled up…
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Body Part Replacement: Growing body parts in petri dishes and on rat backs is ahead of its time. Right now, it’s more about robotics, hydraulics and electronics.
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Cloning: Making an exact copy of yourself is OK. But then you’ll have to carry TWO student loans…
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And,Finally…

Mind Uploading: This seems to be the ultimate goal. Taking all your memories and putting them in the body of an Olympic Athlete. Every 4 years?
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