The Evolution Of Longevity
For nearly 6,000 years, aging has been inevitable; and the wanting of people to live longer opened the door to charlatans and snake oil salesmen alike.
However, over the past couple decades, scientific advancements have outrun death and we have moved from science fiction to unbelievable realities. Aging is no longer “inevitable,” It is now “malleable” according to Dr. Gordon Lithgow, Chief Academic Officer at The Buck Institute.
Not only have scientific advancements in aging and improving health spans given way to extended life spans, but they have also given way to the creation of a multi-billion dollar industry.
Watch the video above to hear some of the foremost experts in the field talk about the history of longevity, where it’s is today going and what it means for our future.