Technology has the capability of helping humans to live for up to 600 years, science buffs have been told.
Cybernetics expert Kevin Warwick, from Coventry told a gathering at Trinity College, Dublin that: “Living to 600 might become a reality in the near future.”
Professor Warwick (58) who was called Captain Cyborg after having a chip implanted to connect his nervous system to a computer, said technology could enhance people’s lives.
“We could be the first generation that medically removes the need for death,” he said.
COMMENT RULES: Comments that are judged to be defamatory, abusive or in bad taste are not acceptable and contributors who consistently fall below certain criteria will be permanently blacklisted. The moderator will not enter into debate with individual contributors and the moderator’s decision is final. It is Belfast Telegraph policy to close comments on court cases, tribunals and active legal investigations. We may also close comments on articles which are being targeted for abuse. Problems with commenting? firstname.lastname@example.org