Could aging become a thing of the past?

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Could aging become a thing of the past?

Could aging become a thing of the past?

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The Fountain Of Youth

Aging is inevitable. We can slow it down a little, but could we ever bring it to a grinding halt? In this episode, TED speakers explore how we all might live longer and even better lives.

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What Are The Secrets of Centenarians?

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"Things that only have a 50% chance of happening 20 years from now are supposed to sound like science fiction." - Aubrey de Grey Robert Leslie/TED hide caption

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Can Aging Be Cured?

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"We can harness our bodies' own abilities that are kind of kept under wraps to allow the aging process to be slowed down." - Biochemist Cynthia Kenyon James Duncan Davidson/Courtesy of TED hide caption

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How Do You Make An Elderly Worm Feel Young Again?

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What's My Age Again? Vitamin String Quartet Performs Blink 182

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How Could Technology Change The Way We Evolve?

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"I don't have to prove anything anymore. I'm not stuck in the idea of who I was, who I want to be, or what other people expect me to be." - Author Isabel Allende James Duncan Davidson/Courtesy of TED hide caption

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Is Aging Really So Bad?

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Staying Young Rex Allen