Lifeboat News #162

#162

Lifeboat News

This issue published on 01/01/16. Copyright 2016 Lifeboat Foundation. All Rights Reserved.

Future Work/Technology 2050

Participate in Future Work/Technology 2050 Scenario 2 Political Turmoil — Future Despair.
 
Learn more at http://lifeboat.com/pdfs/2050.scenario.2.pdf

Newly Invented Cryopreservation Procedure Wins Brain Preservation Prize

The Small Mammal Brain Preservation Prize has officially been won by researchers at 21st Century Medicine. Using a combination of ultrafast chemical fixation and cryogenic storage, it is the first demonstration that near-perfect, long-term structural preservation of an intact mammalian brain is achievable. This result directly answers what has been a main scientific criticism against cryonics, and sets the stage for renewed interest, research, and debate within the mainstream scientific and medical communities.
 
Learn more at http://www.brainpreservation.org/small-...uncement

Videos

Watch “Setting sail to a new Earth” by our Marsal Gifra at http://tedxtalks.ted.com/video/Setting-...arth-Mar

Books

Read “Humanity in a Creative Universe” by our Stuart A. Kauffman at http://amzn.to/1OYxqoz

Blog

Matt Johnstone joins our blog team with the post “Unity Biotechnology Launches with a Focus on Preventing and Reversing Diseases of Aging” at http://lifeboat.com/blog/2016/02/unity-...of-aging
 
Richelle Ross joins our blog team with the post “The Coming Era of Virtual Reality” at http://lifeboat.com/blog/2016/02/the-co...-reality
 
Recent interesting blog posts include:
 
“Chinese start-up on track to deliver artificial intelligence-on-a-chip” by Aleksandar Vukovic at http://lifeboat.com/blog/2016/03/chines...n-a-chip
 
“Connecting The Dots to Get the Big Picture with Artificial Intelligence” by Dan Faggella at http://lifeboat.com/blog/2016/01/connec...lligence
 
“Crowdsourcing The Hyperloop: How A Group Of Redditors Are Taking On Elon Musk’s Challenge” by Klaus Baldauf at http://lifeboat.com/blog/2016/03/crowds...hallenge
 
“ESA Planning To Build An International Village… On The Moon!” by Gerard Bain at http://lifeboat.com/blog/2016/03/esa-pl...the-moon
 
“Google Ventures’ Bill Maris Investing in Idea of Living to 500” by Montie Adkins at http://lifeboat.com/blog/2016/03/google...g-to-500
 
“How The Ethereum Virtual Machine Could Run The World” by Travis Patron at http://lifeboat.com/blog/2016/03/how-th...he-world
 
“How Technology Changes the Way We Diagnose and Treat Mental Illness” by Dan Faggella at http://lifeboat.com/blog/2016/01/how-te...-illness
 
“Is San Bernardino iPhone Fully Encrypted?” by Philip Raymond at http://lifeboat.com/blog/2016/02/is-san...ncrypted
 
“The latest results from CERN reveal that we might be on the verge of new physics” by Sean Brazell at http://lifeboat.com/blog/2016/03/the-la...-physics
 
“Match 1 — Google DeepMind Challenge Match: Lee Sedol vs AlphaGo” by Odette Gregory at http://lifeboat.com/blog/2016/03/match-...deepmind
 
“The Many Uses of Multi-Agent Intelligent Systems” by Dan Faggella at http://lifeboat.com/blog/2016/02/the-ma...-systems
 
“MIT’s new 5-atom quantum computer could make today’s encryption obsolete” by Shailesh Prasad at http://lifeboat.com/blog/2016/03/mits-n...obsolete
 
“Researchers think they’ve just found a new kind of stem cell” by Shailesh Prasad at http://lifeboat.com/blog/2016/03/resear...tem-cell
 
“Scientists trying to clone extinct Ice Age cave lions using DNA from 12,000 year old remains” by Aleksandar Vukovic at http://lifeboat.com/blog/2016/03/scient...-remains
 
SRI’s Micro Robots Can Now Manufacture Their Own Tools” by Karen Hurst at http://lifeboat.com/blog/2016/03/sris-m...wn-tools
 
“We May Have Found the ‘Achilles Heel’ of Cancer” by Karen Hurst at http://lifeboat.com/blog/2016/03/we-may...f-cancer
 
“What has changed since ‘Pale Blue Dot’?” by Philip Raymond at http://lifeboat.com/blog/2016/02/what-h...blue-dot
 
“What It Will Take to Become an Interstellar Civilization” by Klaus Baldauf at http://lifeboat.com/blog/2016/03/what-i...lization

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