You can watch the NOVA scienceNow video Can We Live Forever? online.
The same topic is covered with good humor in the Cracked article 5 Ways Science Could Make Us Immortal.
Here is the secret to immortality as described thousands of years ago in the Epic of Gilgamesh.
Tortoises can live a long time, as described in the io9 article Turtles could hold the secret to human immortality.
The Wired article Creepy ‘Human Fish’ Can Live 100 Years describes one hundred-year-old blind cave salamanders.
I have pre-ordered The Transcendent Man: The Life and Ideas of Ray Kurzweil on DVD.
I just discovered Terasem Radio.