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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

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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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Recent Longer, Healthy Life News


"Death: Why the Brain Matters"  UCLA Health (Aug 28, 2014)

"Obamacare’s “Secret Trick” Could Cure CEO Pay Excesses"  by Richard Eskow (Aug 28, 2014)

"Here’s a Terrible Idea: Robot Cars With Adjustable Ethics Settings"  by Patrick Lin (Aug 28, 2014)

"Thoughts on Bostrom’s ‘Superintelligence’"  by Giulio Prisco (Aug 28, 2014)

"Skepticism, the Singularity, Future Technology & Favorite Frauds"  Adam Ford (Aug 27, 2014)

"Can Brain Implants Make Us Smarter?"  FW: Thinking (Aug 26, 2014)

"Death Threats, Freedom, Transhumanism, and the Future"  by Zoltan Istvan (Aug 26, 2014)

"While the world watches Ebola, Meningitis continues to kill in West Africa"  by Andrew Maynard (Aug 26, 2014)

"Karlsen on God and the Benefits of Existence"  by John Danaher (Aug 26, 2014)

"Science and Human Nature (1 hr)"  NCHumanities (Aug 25, 2014)

"Animals and Ethics"  NCHumanities (Aug 25, 2014)

"Talking About Extinction In Front of Dinosaurs"  by Jamais Cascio (Aug 25, 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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