80,000 people walked past my booth, averted eye contact, looked confused then a bit angry, and moved on. 99% of them looked at the display, down at me (the guy on the display) and made the snap judgement that I was a wack job or a con man.
Most laypeople and scientists think there must be some as yet undiscovered genetic traits shared by those who enjoy extreme longevity. If there is, Stanford researchers couldn’t find it in the genes of the world’s oldest people
Bravo to Bill and Melinda Gates for their annual letter just released that explains why poor countries are not always going to be poor, why foreign aid is NOT a waste of money, and why Mathusian fears of overpopulation have never been justified by real world examples
In my graphic novel, “Maximum Lifespan”, the mad scientist clones himself into two sons with the hopes of one day transferring his consciousness into them like a download.
It turns out that everyone wants to live to Christmas, most until 80, about 30% until 90, 15% until 100 and <5% to 120.