TEDTalks Aubrey de Grey, Why We Age and How We Can Avoid It /

Controversial Cambridge researcher Aubrey de Grey argues that aging is merely a disease - and a curable one at that. Humans age in seven basic ways, he says, all of which can be averted. In this TEDTalk, de Grey launches into a whirlwind presentation that hammers home his thoughts on how to defeat b...

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Language: English
Published: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2012], c2006.
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Summary: Controversial Cambridge researcher Aubrey de Grey argues that aging is merely a disease - and a curable one at that. Humans age in seven basic ways, he says, all of which can be averted. In this TEDTalk, de Grey launches into a whirlwind presentation that hammers home his thoughts on how to defeat biological aging. a Q-and-A session follows. "Aubrey de Grey is a man of ideas," says MIT's Technology Review, "and he has set himself toward the goal of transforming the basis of what it means to be human."
Item Description: Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on January 28, 2012.
Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
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