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The Anti-Aging Debate

There's no scientific consensus on the causes of aging and that has led to some spirited debates. We explore the arguments and learn a little something about ourselves in the process.

Never Grow Old

Why face the ravages of time if you can stave off the effects of aging? We look at ways to cheat the clock!

Targeting Malaria With Science

Making 100 the New 60

A recently launched project called Human Longevity Inc. intends, as co-founder Peter Diamandis put it, to "make 100 years old the new 60." How do they plan to get us there? And will it work?

Back to Life, Back to Reality

Is it possible to bring extinct species back to life? We look at the science and controversy around de-extinction.