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Longevity and the Singularity

Consciousness in the cloud? Where science fact and fiction collide. While the principle focus of Longevity is undoubtedly the extension of healthy human lifespan, there...

Longevity2020: Day 3 recap

Experts, innovators, investors and the curious meet online in the biggest Longevity conference ever staged. As we enter the fourth day of Longevity2020, we thought...

Margaretta Colangelo on Longevity2020

An in-depth preview of big-hitting AI speakers at the first ever online Longevity conference. It's finally here - Longevity2020 week has arrived! Later today, we...

AI, COVID-19 and aging: this time it’s personal

Dr Richard Siow talks COVID-19, its implications for Longevity, and how AI can play a role. Scientists across the world are scrambling in response to...

Call for consensus in defining biological aging

We speak with a key contributor to the Longevity2020 online conference about biological aging. UK start-up AgeCurve is focused on the measurement of aging and...

VR for brain training and tracking cognitive health

Virtuleap currently fundraising to build headcount and capitalise on cognitive illness detection algorithms. Ever since the US Federal Trade Commission fined Lumosity $2 million for...

Detecting atrial fibrillation through a phone

Researchers in Hong Kong have developed a tool which could hold another key to promoting Longevity. Researchers in Hong Kong have developed a tool that...

Artificial intelligence: It’s about TIME

In the second of our two-part look at the Longevity implications of TIME's 2019 Best Inventions list (following Agetech), we take a look at the...

AI biomarker built to measure brain age

University of Oslo researchers develop AI biomarker for tracking neurological treatment over time. Finding timely therapies for age begins with finding a way to measure...

AI tool detects heart failure from a single heartbeat

Researchers develop a neural diagnostic tool which can detect cardiac anomalies with 100% accuracy Artificial intelligence (AI) has now taken another step forward in healthcare,...

Boris allocates £250m to NHS for AI

Pledge to use artificial intelligence to speed up diagnosis - but can the NHS keep-pace with AI recruitment costs? In its third pledge to the...

FDA approves Qclarity as first ever breast-cancer diagnostic AI

Qclarity, produced by Paragon Biosciences, looks to improve the quality and speed of breast cancer diagnoses. About 30 million women are screened for breast cancer...

Amprion’s test a game-changer for Parkinson’s

FDA grants “Breakthrough Device” designation to Amprion's new technology as it is fast-tracked to market. Parkinson's is a debilitating chronic, progressive neurodegenerative disease that is...

Longevity fund joins $160m round in Freenome

Longevity Vision fund announced today that they are investing in Freenome, a California-based firm that is developing "simple but very accurate blood tests ". Longevity.Technology:...

AI tool that predicts your age from your gut bacteria can extend lifespan

Researchers claim cutting-edge algorithm can predict biological age to better measure interventions that extend lifespan. The observable differences between the old and the young are...

Latest articles

Evidence for tenth hallmark of aging increases with new paper

Is ten the new nine? Additional research adds weight to the argument that extracellular matrix stiffening should be considered the tenth hallmark of aging. Since...

Help us help you: Longevity biotech survey

A new survey on translational processes and hurdles to clinical trials in Longevity biotech. We're working with two MDs: Oliver Zolman and Jian Fransen, on...

First Longevity announces first investors for current round

Some news of our own: European VC fund and a Longevity innovator participate in the First Longevity funding round. Last week we announced that Tom...

GDF15 protects from age‐related metabolic phenotypes

A recent study shows an important role for GDF15 in preventing aging-induced metabolic phenotypes by modulating systemic inflammatory responses in humans and mice. Dysfunction of...