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A History of Life-Extensionism in the Twentieth Century
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Longer, Better Lives Program


Twenty extra years of healthy life are just as valuable in someone's second century of life as in their first. With the Longer, Better Lives program we seek to make the case for longer healthier lives, addressing objections to life extension, from the alleged problem of overpopulation to the threat of ennui. We are coordinating and seeking consultation with senior citizens groups and organizations of the disabled to help them challenge ageist and ableist attitudes that discourage the full utilization of health technology.

IEET Longer, Better Lives News

Longevity DividendLongevity Dividend List Promoting research into and access to technologies for healthy longevity

Key Longevity Links


Longevity Dividend Campaign

Longevity Dividend Statement, the Longevity Dividend article in The Scientist (March 2006)

Immortality Institute An international network of people working on radical life extension.

Methusaleh Mouse Project An annual prize for the team that has made a mouse live the longest, directed by IEET Fellow Aubrey de Grey.

InfoAging.org A site sponsored by the American Federation for Aging Research, providing comprehensive information about aging from a mainstream scientific point of view.

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UN Programme on Ageing


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"Are hierarchical theories of freedom and responsibility plausible?"  by John Danaher (Sep 15, 2014)

"Living, intelligent patterns in Conway’s Life"  by Giulio Prisco (Sep 15, 2014)

"Hollywood Must Turn Its Head to Personalized Longevity Science instead of Anti-Aging Pseudoremedies"  by Maria Konovalenko (Sep 14, 2014)

"MMR Vaccines and Autism: Bringing clarity to the CDC Whistleblower Story"  by Andrew Maynard (Sep 14, 2014)

"Singularity 1 on 1: Practopoiesis Tells Us Machine Learning Is Not Enough!"  Singularity 1 on 1 (Sep 13, 2014)

"Biology and Biology of Aging Resources (6 videos)"  by Maria Konovalenko (Sep 13, 2014)

"Book Review: Virtually Human by Martine Rothblatt"  by Peter Rothman (Sep 13, 2014)

"A Debate on the Right to be Forgotten"  http://new.livestream.com/internetsociety/CFP2014-June10 (Sep 12, 2014)

"5 Reasons The SEC’s Executive-Pay Rules Matter – And 5 Ways to Use Them"  by Richard Eskow (Sep 12, 2014)

"Climate Engineering Conference 2014: Critical Global Discussions (6min)"  IASS Potsdam (Sep 11, 2014)

"Steven Pinker’s Guide to Classic Style"  by John Danaher (Sep 11, 2014)

"The Writer’s Role: Reflections on Communicating Climate Engineering to Public Audiences"  IASS Potsdam (Sep 11, 2014)


Exploring Life Extension (Immortality Institute 2005)



This film explores various aspects of extreme life extension and includes interviews with IEET Executive Director James Hughes and IEET Fellow Aubrey de Grey.

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