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Quest for immortality

New Scientist talks to Aubrey de Grey, Nick Bostrom and Anders Sandberg about how we could become immortal.

What's a Telomere and Why is it Important to the Aging Process

The following video is excerpted from Dr. Bill Andrew's presentation at the Manhattan Beach Project Longevity Conference. He has discovered and filed patent applications on many previously unknown, key elements of the regulation of telomerase.

Researching immortality in Spain

Research in Spain has revealed a tantalising possibility: the fact that we are able to delay the ageing process, and soon halt it altogether.

Nobel Prize Interview

Professor Rune Tofgard explains to editor Simon Frantz how the story behind the discovery of the telomere and telomerase enzyme covers many chapters and the key to it's discovery came from an unexpected source.