SOME OF THE GREATEST MINDS ARE
EXPLORING WAYS TO END DEATH
In 2014, hedge fund manager Joon Yun launched the Palo Alto Longevity Prize,
a $1 million prize to "hack the code of life” and extend the human lifespan beyond 120 years.
15 scientiﬁc teams are now competing.
Genome-sequencing pioneer Craig Venter started Human Longevity, while Google
has invested heavily in Calico, which has the ultimate goal of extending human life.
Elysium Health is producing a pill containing
chemicals that lengthen the lives of mice and
worms in laboratory settings, and marketing it
as an over-the-counter vitamin pill that can