Charts reveal what Americans consider the most immoral acts

Polling organization Gallup has just released some fascinating statistics on how Americans ideas about immorality have changed over the past twelve years. Those who consider homosexuality immoral are now in the minority. But other kinds of moral outrage never change. » 5/20/13 2:13pm 5/20/13 2:13pm

How Will Humans Respond to Immortality?

Austin Considine from Motherboard recently interviewed UC Riverside philosopher John Fischer about his project to study immortality and its implications to the human condition. During their conversation they talked about immortal jellyfish, near-death experiences, the problematic Higgs boson, and the possibility of… » 3/28/13 2:20pm 3/28/13 2:20pm

Could this "immortal" jellyfish unlock the secret to human life…

Nathan Rich of the New York Times has put together an article about the apparent "immortal" jellyfish, Turritopsis dohrnii, and how insights into its lifecycle could eventually lead to powerful rejuvenation therapies for humans. Not only is this article a must-read from the perspective of radical life extension, it's… » 11/29/12 1:40pm 11/29/12 1:40pm