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Right-to-Die Clears Major Hurdle in California

Right-to-Die Clears Major Hurdle in California

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Terminally ill Californians may soon have the right to get a prescription to end their lives. The end-of-life option act – ABX2 15 – passed the state Assembly on Wednesday, and now the state Senate has until the end of the legislative session tomorrow night to vote on it. Senators passed a […]

Could A Pill Reverse The Aging Process?

Could A Pill Reverse The Aging Process?

Age reversal may seem impossible now but Dr. David Sinclair, a Professor of Genetics at Harvard Medical School, is working to make it a reality. Sinclair, who is listed among Time Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People of 2014, has already identified a chemical that may reverse the aging process. Increasing the levels of that chemical […]

Immortality Project Funding Increased To Include Study of Immortal Jellyfish

Immortality Project Funding Increased To Include Study of Immortal Jellyfish

The John Templeton Foundation has awarded University of California at Riverside philosophy professor John Martin Fischer an additional $100,000 to its original $5 million dollar grant of 2012 to support research on issues related to immortality. This latest grant will fund four graduate fellowships at UCR — two each for the next two academic years […]

When Does A Person Become Old?

When Does A Person Become Old?

The traditional designation for age – 65 years – has no basis in biology. Many people are vigorous and active at 65. Others are sick and inactive at 40. The fact is that 65 years became the basis for being considered old because age 65 was chosen as the age for retirement in Germany, the […]