Backlight: The Immortals

An array of scientists and entrepreneurs are drilling into a gigantic well of risk capital and are likely convinced that our DNA can indeed be cracked: the code of immortality. More...

Documentary - Science & Technology, Environment & sustainability


Is eternal life something reserved only for the wealthiest inhabitants of the planet? Silicon Valley has become obsessed with eternal life. Billions are being invested in the hacking of our biology. The mindset is that when aging becomes a disease, then we can also develop a drug to fight death itself.

The science in the area of life extension is a booming business. But the question remains whether everyone will be able to benefit from this groundbreaking knowledge.

Tomas Kaan

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