- Rated PG
- Genre: Special Interest-Documentary
- Release Date: 9/28/2010
Death: it is one of the only certainties in our lives. But does it have to be? What if we had the choice to live forever? in the last century advances in the development of drugs and surgery have nearly doubled our life expectancy. If this trend continues immortality may be on the not-too-distant horizon. To find out how close humanity is to defeating death THAT'S IMPOSSIBLE! Takes a look at how scientists are working to extend life by growing human body parts in labs cloning the living freezing the dead and building microscopic robotic assassins that fight off disease inside our bodies. Meet Aubrey de Grey PhD who claims that humankind will soon have the ability to live to 1000 and uncover the possibility that aging itself can be reversed by taking a page out of one of history's darkest legends. Is the prospect of Eternal Life as good as it seems? What would living forever mean for population growth on the planet? And how would it affect our relationships our ambitions and our values? Join THAT'S IMPOSSIBLE! For an exploration of these and many other questions in this comprehensive look at Eternal Life.
|Run Time:||50 minutes|