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As medicine improves, how long can we expect to live?

Karl D. Stephan | 13 October 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: immortality, longevity, transhumanism
We seem to have a built-in expiration date of about 115 years

Is transhumanism really the world’s most dangerous idea?

Michael Cook | 20 July 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: immortality, Julian Savulescu, Peter Singer, Singularity, transhumanism, utilitarianism
Step by step, our lives are being absorbed by technology.

Seeking eternal life in a freezer

Michael Cook | 17 September 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: bioethics, cryonics, eternal life, immortality
Kim Suozzi, the young American woman with cancer who froze her head.

Would you marry an intelligent robot or just stay single?

Denyse O'Leary | 9 Oct 2014 | CONNECTING |  
tags: artificial intelligence, immortality, marriage values

Silicon Valley immortality: The resurrection of the head

Denyse O'Leary | 19 Apr 2014 | CONNECTING |  
tags: computer, immortality, religion, science fiction

Who wants to live forever?

Zac Alstin | 18 November 2011 | FEATURES |  
tags: immortality, virtue
Perhaps they are the ones we would least like to encourage.

Does death end all?

Denyse O'Leary | 26 May 2011 | FEATURES |  
tags: atheism, immortality, science
Some thoughts on Stephen Hawking’s recent declaration

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