New Delhi: Human beings’ want to dwell endlessly just isn’t one thing new. Since time immemorial, people have tried to seek out out methods to realize immortality. And the search continues thus far. Many scientists are conducting analysis on this space and none aside from the world’s richest individual, Jeff Bezos, is funding one such group searching for to discover a approach to cheat loss of life.
Zee Information Editor-in-Chief Sudhir Chaudhary on Monday (September 13) mentioned people’ want to overcome loss of life and the way far they’re keen to go to realize it.
Bezos has invested in an organization referred to as Altos Labs which is looking for a approach to make people immortal. The corporate goals to do that by means of ‘mobile reprogramming’ which suggests reprogramming human cells to make them new once more.
A human physique is made up of 724 trillion cells. Most of those cells die over time and the physique is unable to make new cells in proportion to compensate for the loss. That is what known as getting previous.
The scientists at Altos Labs are conducting analysis below which the previous cells within the human physique can be transformed into Stem cells, after which new cells can be created with the assistance of those Stem cells. Stem cells are in a method the uncooked materials from which the physique and completely different components of the physique are made. With the assistance of those, particular sorts of new cells may be made for various components of the physique.
Among the scientists engaged on the challenge are Nobel Prize winners. At current, the scientists hope they’ll have the ability to improve the lifespan of people to no less than 50 years, that’s, an individual who would usually dwell 80 years will have the ability to dwell as much as 130 years. However sooner or later, with the assistance of this know-how, efforts can be made to make people immortal.
This dream of constructing people immortal isn’t just primarily based on cell reprogramming. In response to American scientist Raymond Kurzweil, by the yr 2030, a sure type of nanorobots can be invented which may be launched within the human physique together with the bloodstream. These nanorobots would have the ability to get rid of viruses, micro organism, clear the blood, stop clotting, and even kill tumors within the physique, and restore your cells if wanted.
There are some scientists who imagine that an individual just isn’t recognized by his physique however by his thoughts, and ideas. These scientists wish to add the sentiments and ideas current within the human mind to a pc in order that even after the loss of life of the individual, their emotions and ideas may be stored alive.
Jeff Bezos just isn’t the one industrialist to spend money on the dream of being immortal. A number of massive industrialists world wide are going to take a position Rs 45 lakh crore on this.
The well-known Israeli author, Yuval Noah Harari, wrote in his well-known e book Homo Deus that for non secular folks, loss of life could also be a call made by God. However for scientists, loss of life is merely a technical glitch within the physique. He says that scientists can right this technical glitch in labs and loss of life may be averted.
This isn’t the primary try by people to realize immortality, however people have been attempting to cease getting older and make themselves immortal for 1000’s of years.
It’s written within the scriptures that consuming ‘Somras’, which is obtained from a uncommon plant named Soma, could make people immortal. However this plant could be very uncommon. Students and Ayurveda consultants imagine that this plant is discovered solely in present-day Afghanistan.
2200 years in the past, Qin Shi Huang established the biggest empire in China. After that, he began dreaming of turning into immortal. He ordered all of the docs of his kingdom to seek out and produce the drugs to turn out to be immortal. It’s mentioned that mercury was found in China on the identical time. Some physicians thought that it was a type of elixir. They began administering mercury to the emperor in small portions. Nonetheless, mercury is definitely very toxic and that’s the reason inside just a few months the emperor died. He was simply 40.
About two thousand years in the past, there was a well-known queen in Egypt named Cleopatra. It’s mentioned that she was very lovely and that she used donkey’s milk to maintain her so. Surprisingly, donkey’s milk is as soon as once more being offered out there and it prices between 5 and 10 thousand rupees per liter. It’s used extensively in magnificence merchandise as nicely.
Psychologists imagine that the will to at all times look younger has at all times been there in people. The human physique begins getting older however they don’t wish to settle for that their physique just isn’t as succesful as earlier than and that at some point the physique will die.
At this level, it’s arduous to foretell if and when science will conquer loss of life. But when one actually desires to be immortal, they’ll make their life so memorable that even after they’re gone, the issues and recollections associated to them will endure.