U.S. researchers said on Thursday they had come up with the safest way yet to make stem-like cells using a patient’s ordinary skin cells, this time by using pure human proteins. The team at Harvard University and Massachusetts-based Advanced Cell Technology Inc(ACTC.PK) said their technique involves soaking cells in human proteins that turn back the [...]
Adults are taking stimulants like Ritalin, Adderall to boost concentration and job performance. You should read this article so that you know what’s going on out there. Click here for the article found on ABC News. “The aside encapsulates a growing debate in scientific circles and living rooms across America: Should adults be using so-called [...]
Scientists have shown that transgenic monkeys can pass a newly acquired gene along to their offspring, a “milestone” for creating animals with versions of human diseases for medical research. Click here for the article found on Fox News.
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This post makes a good follow-up to my May 22 post titled “Beyond Human”. Click here for the New York Times article titled “The Coming Superbrain”. The article explores the future of artificial intelligence (AI). At the same time, remember there are others who predict advances though intelligence augmentation (IA). Either way, higher levels of [...]
The Spring issue of H+ Magazine contains an article titled “Probing de Grey Matters” which is a conversation with “Ending Aging” author and Methuselah Foundation chairman Aubrey de Grey. Click here for the article. I also decided to check on the status of Aubrey’s book “Ending Aging: The Rejuvenation Breakthroughs That Could Reverse Human Aging [...]
Beyond Human? What’s that? This YouTube video takes life extension ideas to a whole new level. Will biology and technology really merge? To what extent? Click here. Watch the video. Learn more. Then come back and answer the following question in comments – What do you think of these “Beyond Human” possibilities?
The 10 intrepid volunteers who signed up for George Church’s Personal Genome Project (PGP) will soon have a lot of company. According to a report from Northwestern University, 13,000 people are in the process of enrolling in the project, which involves having the coding region of your genome sequenced, and then sharing it, along with [...]
The secret to a really long life – Be happy. Exercise. Eat right. And sign up now to get nanobots in 2030. Click here for the article found in the Ottawa Citizen. Click here for more information on longevity expert Dr. Terry Grossman and his book “TRANSCEND: Nine Steps to Living Well Forever”.
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