What are the consequences of radical life extension?
Should we attempt to live forever?
More questions than answers - but more information coming soon.
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Professor of Economics, University of Oxford
How should people interested in the future help society prepare for that sea-change transition in attitude?
Assistant Director at Nuffield Council on Bioethics with focus on genome editing
Annual conference by the International Longevity Centre (virtual)
UK’s specialist think tank on the impact of longevity on society, and what happens next
How does society react when the vision of biological immortality has become reality, but has not yet fully arrived?
Multidisciplinary research institute at the University of Oxford
CEO of the Global Healthspan Policy Institute
How would you react if you knew you could die suddenly, and probably would?
Independent body that examines and reports on ethical issues in biology and medicine
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