Friday, March 29, 2013

Biological Immortality and You

Biological Immortality and You: By Tony Cartalucci

A bridge is about to be crossed, then burned. Which side will you be on?

Old age and resulting death is a condition, and like all conditions it can, and will inevitably be treated.

Already in nature, evolution has left certain organisms endowed with what is known as "biological immortality," where the cells of the organism are continuously renewed without deteriorating over time.

Of course, disease, predation, and environmental conditions can cause the otherwise untimely death of such organisms, but barring these exceptions, in theory they could perpetuate themselves indefinitely.

The New York Times in their 2012 article, "Can a Jellyfish Unlock the Secret of Immortality?" reported that:

Sommer kept his hydrozoans in petri dishes and observed their reproduction habits. After several days he noticed that his Turritopsis dohrnii was behaving in a very peculiar manner, for which he could hypothesize no earthly explanation. Plainly speaking, it refused to die. It appeared to age in reverse, growing younger and younger until it reached its earliest stage of development, at which point it began its life cycle anew.
The Times also reported on the discovery of what is now called the "immortal jellyfish" and the paper published upon its discovery, "Reversing the Life Cycle," that:

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