Foresight Institute is a non-profit organization that was founded in 1986 on a vision of coming revolutions in technology that will bring extraordinary opportunities, as well as unprecedented challenges: “If we push in the right directions — learning, teaching, arguing, shifting directions, and pushing further — then we may yet steer the technology race toward a future with room enough for our dreams.” —K. Eric Drexler, Engines of Creation


Advancing nanotechnology, biotechnology, and computer science for the long-term benefit of life. 


A group of scientists, entrepreneurs, and institutional allies who cooperate to advance progress on atomically precise applications in energy, medicine, and materials science toward Feynman’s vision of molecular machines.  Apply.



Sponsored by 100 Plus Capital this group of scientists, entrepreneurs, and institutional allies cooperate in spurring field-wide progress on technologies that fight aging and increase human healthspan. Apply.



A group of experts in computer science, cryptography, AI, and related fields who apply these tools to build a future defined by intelligent cooperation and decentralized defenses against automated physical and digital threats. Apply.


A group of scientists, innovators,  philosophers, and activists who collaborate on seeking crucial opportunities for humanity to leverage high-impact STEM areas for flourishing futures.  Apply.


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Tissue Rejuvenation via Plasma Dilution with Irina Conboy, UC Berkeley

Irina presents her recent findings on plasma dilution, showing that age-reversing effects, such as rejuvenating tissues in mice, can be achieved by
diluting the blood plasma of old mice: Rejuvenation of three germ layers tissues by exchanging old blood plasma with saline-albumin.
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David Leigh, Raymond Astumian, Alberto Credi: The Advent of Artificial Molecular Machines.

First keynote session of the Foresight Molecular Machines group.
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Our Health-Extension and Biotech videos, all available in one playlist.

We are interested in your thoughts, and in knowing which other speakers you may want to see invited.

Check out future speakers of the 2021 Health Extension Program:
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