Over the past few decades, human life expectancy has doubled from 40 years to 80. That’s nothing compared to what scientists want to achieve.
Many of them are working on ways to make us immortal. Even Google has hired a bunch of futurists for Project Calico, a death-defying initiative.
The Science Channel’s show with Morgan Freeman, Through The Wormhole, interviewed a bunch of physicists, futurists and scientists about technology they’re working on that could greatly expand our lifetimes and maybe make it so that we never die.