Tag Archives: anti-aging

That viral video showing a head transplant is a fake. But it might be real someday. 

That viral video showing a head transplant is a fake. But it might be real someday. 

Aging bypass What is certain is that head transplantation—or body transplant, as some prefer to call it—is a subject of growing, if speculative, interest in longevity circles, the kind inhabited by biohackers, techno-anarchists, and others on the fringes of biotechnology and the startup scene and who form the most dedicated cadre of extreme life-extensionists. Many […]

Police got called to an overcrowded presentation on “rejuvenation” technology.

Police got called to an overcrowded presentation on “rejuvenation” technology.

Broadly speaking, Belmonte says he believes “dysregulation” of these control systems is a fundamental process that underlies aging and many diseases. To rejuvenate cells, Belmonte has been exploring a method of resetting the epigenome called ‘reprogramming.’ During his talk, Belmonte raced through examples of how reprogrammed cells become more resilient to stress and damage, and […]