From cryonics to time travel, here are some of the (highly speculative) methods that might someday be used to bring people back to life.
Scientists uncovered the secrets of what drove some of the world's last remaining woolly mammoths to extinction.
New research shows how Americans feel about genetic engineering, human enhancement and automation.
A new study shows that altering the ISS and TOR pathways in roundworms can extend lifespan by 500 percent.
A company claims to make the world's first humanoid android and offers 'digital immortality".
What makes a life worth living as you grow older?
Someday we'll beam to the moon for afternoon tea, and be back in New York for dinner.
Professor George Church creates a gene "wishlist" that can lead to superhuman abilities.
You can be born with good genes and study hard and still not meet your potential. Your environment has a lot to do with how smart you are.
The discovery could lead to improved treatments for chronic pain.
American geneticists take a stand against the misuse of their science by racists.
The correlation is more prominent in women than men.
15 million Aztecs were probably killed by a form of salmonella the Spanish brought from Europe.
Before this, little was known about the genetic basis for the variety in human skin tone.
Researchers succeed in deleting key genes from ants, significantly modifying their behavior.
This is the first successful DNA sequencing on ancient Egyptian mummies, ever.
They plan to record personality, memory, and body function information, and recreate it.
The study might also help us to identify the prodigy gene, should it exist.