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Google Wants to Fund Radical Life Extension Startups


Maria Konovalenko


Maria Konovalenko

October 11, 2012

I think you’ve all read the news that Google is to fund radical life extension, cryogenics and nanotechnology. My thoughts about it:


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Posted by chris1980  on  10/16  at  12:28 AM

You’re wrong about “there can be no single pill.” You should do more research before making such an ignorant claim—specifically, on telomerase inducers.

Does a single pill exist yet? No.

Will it one day? Most certainly.





Posted by Kyriazis  on  10/27  at  07:54 AM

Unfortunately, there is no single pill, neither will ever be a single pill that will radically extend life (over the current limit of 100-120 years). Telomerase inducers may work in the case or certain laboratory animals but are not the answer with regards to human life extension.






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