Extending the Human Lifespan Hundreds of Years

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An elderly couple, who left their hometown to live in Beijing, takes care of their only grandchild playing in their residential community,  2015/08/14.

Could advances in medicine and technology allow us to live longer — a lot longer? Decades, perhaps centuries? Eve Herold, former director of the Office of Communications and Public Affairs at the American Psychiatric Association, investigates the medical technologies that could extend the human lifespan for hundreds of years in Beyond Human: How Cutting Edge Science is Extending Our LivesShe also looks at the practical and ethical issues which could arise when this technology becomes available.