Immortality, Inc.: Renegade Science, Silicon Valley Billions, and the Quest to Live Forever

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It seems like barely a week can go by now without a new article or news piece about how longevity is the future and the human race will soon be living to a much longer and greater age. Humans will one day live not just 100 years but even 200! It continues to sound ridiculously far fetched and, until the average person starts seeing actual people living to these ripe old ages, no one is going to believe it’s true. In Immortality Inc., Chip Walter doesn’t seek to give readers the answers and clues to living long and fruitful lives past a hundred years of age, so if you’re looking for that kind of book, this isn’t for you. Instead, Walter goes into depth about the billions of dollars that have been spent over the last two decades into the scientific pursuit of immortality. You’ll hear the backgrounds and coming-of-age stories from all the big guns involved in prolonging life, such as futurist Ray Kurzweil, rejuvenation expert Aubrey de Grey, Apple chairman Arthur Levinson, and many more. Walter also explains why there is this obsession with the Baby Boomer generation wanting to live forever. It’s a fascinating read.


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Author Chip Walter
Star Count 4/5
Format Hard
Page Count 320 pages
Publisher National Geographic
Publish Date 2020-01-07
ISBN 9781426219801
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Issue March 2020
Category Science & Nature
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