OBSESSION WITH LONGEVITY IS NOTHING NEW. JOURNALIST AND AUTHOR PETER WARD TELLS US IN OUR INTERVIEW THAT THERE IS A TIME IN THE NOT-TOO-DISTANT FUTURE WHEN BIOTECHNOLOGY WILL BE ABLE TO KEEP PEOPLE ALIVE INDEFINITELY.

IMMORTALITY — Peter Ward

Science and Technology Interview Series

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IMMORTALITY — Peter Ward

Science and Technology Interview Series

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Our guest today is Journalist Peter Ward. Peter Ward has a new book for our audience of The Not Old Better Show, titled The Price of Immortality: The Race to Live Forever.

Join me and Peter Ward for an exciting interview about his new book, The Price of Immortality: The Race to Live Forever, as we explore in the idea that there is a time in the not-too-distant future when biotechnology will be able to keep people alive indefinitely.

Obsession with longevity is nothing new, Peter Ward tells us, but as science has advanced, “immortalists were faced with a scenario most thought would never happen: they might be proved correct.”

As longevity medicine revolutionizes the lives of many older people, the quest to take the next step — to live as long as we choose — has spurred a scientific arms race in search of the elixir of life, funded by Big Tech and Silicon Valley.

Once the stuff of Mesopotamian mythology and episodes of Star Trek, the effort to make humans immortal is becoming increasingly credible as the pace of technological progress quickens. It has…

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