Coinbase Billionaire Starts $105 Million Antiaging Company NewLimit

$105 million is the initial investment for Antiaging company NewLimit and additional funding available upon reasonable progress. the Coinbase founder, Brian Armstrong, has a net worth of over $10 billion. They expect capital will not be the limiting factor for the next few years. They may raise external funding as well down the road. What …

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Global Aging Rejuvenation 10 Years is Worth $367 Trillion

The global economic benefit of successfully reversing aging (the Wolverine case) is analyzed in a peer reviewed paper in Nature. This hypothetical alternative to the Peter Pan (slowing aging) scenario is a reversal of aging. Biological damage is repaired rather than slowed. They name it after the Marvel character Wolverine and his daughter X-23 who …

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A World With Cheap Aging Damage Reversal

What would a world with cheap aging damage reversal look like? This could happen with biotech or gene therapy injections that repair aging damage. Oisin Biotechnologies has been developing a highly precise, patent-pending, DNA-targeted intervention to clear these cells. There is also work by Rejuvenate Bio to create injectable combination gene therapy that could reverse …

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What Kind of Civilization Could Prevent New Ideas from Succeeding?

Nextbigfuture has said that Elon Musk is wrong to say that immortality would be a bad thing. Elon said “It is important for us to die because most of the time people don’t change their mind, they just die,” Musk said at the WSJ event. “If you live forever, we might become a very ossified …

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Claims of Extreme Longevity of up to 130 Years

As of September, Guinness World Records was still verifying Lola Francisca Susan’s documents. The Philippines claims she was officially 124 when Lola Francisca Susan died. Once verified, she would officially eclipse France’s Jeanne Calment, who died in 1997 at age 122. Local records claim Francisca Susano was born on September 11, 1897, one year before …

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Will People Work in the Future?

There is a bet on the prediction site Metaculus, that asks will US labor force participation drop below 10%? The formulation of the argument for the question focuses on automation and a related question on Whole Brain Emulation or other paths to Artificial General Intelligence. The U.S. labor participation rate stood at 61.4% as of …

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New Antiaging Lab Altos Gets $270+ Million in Funding

Altos Labs is working on antiaging with perhaps $270 million raised from billionaires Jeff Bezos and Yuri Milner and others. Securities disclosure filed in California in June indicates Altos has raised at least $270 million. Scientists joining Altos: Juan Carlos Izpisúa Belmonte, a Spanish biologist at the Salk Institute, in La Jolla, California.Juan researched mixing …

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