Originally Posted by raphael
trying to reverse the process of aging, as a lot of diseases humans are dying from in developed countries actually are caused by aging.
Definitely of interest to the gifted, and to much of humanity... either because their local population lives to become elderly, or because they would like to remove causes of premature death and increase the lifespan of the local population (enabling more of them to become elderly).
Here's a link to an old thread - http://giftedissues.davidsongifted.org/BB/ubbthreads.php/topics/236651/Aging.html#Post236651

Originally Posted by raphael
... in a world increasingly driven by AI technologies, we will probably also see more and more attempts at somehow modifying? improving? human biology
Ah, "transhumanism" ... ethical considerations abound.
Wikipedia link - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Transhumanism

Applications of Artificial Intelligence are everywhere, both visible and undetected, with many PROs and CONs... including convenience, data collection, and transfer of decision-making power. Whether any particular attribute is seen as a PRO or CON may not be universal but may depend upon which side of the transaction one finds themselves on.