Dunno if this belongs in the health forum, but I’m more interested in the implications for lifestyle issues than in discussing the technology itself.
It seems that medical science is striding ahead with all kinds of funky ideas, and I have to ask myself whether I’m really going to die at the same sort of age as my grandparents. If the doctors can keep finding ways to prolong life then how long are we going to live? What quality of life can we look forward to in old age? And how do we pay for all this?
Here’s a couple of interesting stories:
And I guess ultimately the question we have to ask is “If it was possible to clone a new young body for you, and transfer ‘you’ into it when you are old and decrepid, would you do it?”