Aging, sometimes referred as senescence, is the process of growing old. For the scientific study on the process of aging, see gerontology
Attitudes towards aging are a major battleground in the radical life extension and transhumanist community. Many want to see aging defined as a disease, whilst other are eager to change 'deathist' attitudes and welcome emerging technologies in this field.
Difference between Senescence and Senescent Cells
Where as Senescence refers to aging, senescent cells refers to cells that are no longer able to multiply.
Theories of Aging
Aging in the News
- Google’s Ray Kurzweil: The Business Of Extending Human Life Is Going Into "High Gear" (September 2016)