April 4, 2018

MIT Severs Ties to Company Promoting Fatal Brain Uploading

(MIT Technology Review) – The MIT Media Lab will sever ties with a brain-embalming company that promoted euthanasia to people hoping for digital immortality through “brain uploads.” The startup, called Nectome, had raised more than $200,000 in deposits from people … Read More

March 29, 2018

Transhumanism: Advances in Technology Could Already Put Evolution into Hyperdrive–But Should They?

(The Conversation) – The central premise of transhumanism, then, is that biological evolution will eventually be overtaken by advances in genetic, wearable and implantable technologies that artificially expedite the evolutionary process. This was the kernel of More’s founding definition in … Read More

March 2, 2018

How a Society Gala Was Used to Sell Young-Blood Transfusions to Baby Boomers Desperate to Cheat Death

(STAT News) – “Take that initiative,” Faloon urged his audience of about 120 people who had flown in from as far as California, Scotland, and Spain. How? Paying to participate in a soon-to-launch clinical trial testing transfusions of young blood … Read More

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