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Would you beat death by uploading your brain to a computer?

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Would you beat death by uploading your brain to a computer? In the 200,000 or so years humans have existed on this planet, it’s fair to …

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Famous last words… the top ten movie goodbyes

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Have you ever sat around thinking or talking about what your last words might be? Sounds morbid but it’s surprisingly fun to think about – especially …

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Are other European countries better at planning for death than the UK?

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Are other European countries better at planning for death than the UK? Here’s a look at the differences between the UK and the rest of Europe …

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How will nanotechnology impact ageing and death?

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How will nanotechnology impact ageing and death? Nanotech is the altering of matter at the tiniest scales, such as the atomic, molecular and supramolecular scale. In …

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How are hospices changing?

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How are hospices changing? It’s thought that the design of a hospice or hospital can impact on the quality of a person’s death. The palliative care …

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A Psychotherapist’s View: When the person dying is open about death

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When my friend died, she taught me a timely lesson about living When my friend was dying, I lost my voice. I was left speechless with …

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Does the wellness trend mask a fear of death and dying?

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We look at what our culture’s fascination with ‘wellness’ can teach us about our approach to death. There’s a whole lot of truth in the benefits …