The Science of Living Longer: Developments in Life Extension Technology, 1st Edition

  • Gini Graham Scott
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  • ISBN-10: 1440857156
  • ISBN-13: 9781440857157
  • DDC: 612.6
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 207 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2018 | Published/Released March 2018
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2018
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Overview

This thought-provoking book looks at humanity's quest for immortality and examines the latest research on extending one's life and possibly living forever, presenting an overview of technological innovations such as cryonics, cell rejuvenation, organ transplants, using an exoskeleton, and brain transplants.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Introduction.
The Search for Immortality.
1: Strategies for Living Longer to Increase the Chance of Living Forever.
2: The Different Paths to Immortality.
3: The Beginnings of the Modern Search for Immortality.
The Major Approaches Today.
4: The Successes and Struggles of Cryonics Today.
5: Living a Longer, Healthier Life.
6: Eating Right to Live Longer.
7: Living Right to Live Longer.
The Potential for Immortality.
8: It Could All Be in the Brain.
9: The Biotech System for Longevity or Immortality.
Notes.
References.
Index.
About the Author.