This item tells us that genetic work has now advanced sufficiently for us to contemplate developing and even discovering real strategies capable of producing human immortality. More correctly this means a generally indeterminate lifespan in which the risk of accidental death will dominate.
SEPTEMBER 04, 2012
George's idea is to bring in sections of DNA from exotic organisms or genes that are rare for humans to enable all people to have desired genetic capabilities. He describes capabilities such as immunity to all viruses and cellular immunity to radiation and creating immunity to diseases.
They are working to sequence and determine the genetic basis for long lived animals and humans and determine how to engineer longer lived people.
They are working on approaches to rejuvenate different kinds of cells including the neurons of the brain.