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Feb 20, 2018

Green Automotive Manufacturing

Posted by in categories: 3D printing, energy

Divergent has created a green 3D print automotive manufacturing platform that radically reduces materials, energy, and cost.

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Feb 19, 2018

Electronic skin animates heartbeat on the back of your hand

Posted by in category: biotech/medical

A flexible e-skin containing a few hundred micro LEDs can display your vital signs or messages from your doctor.

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Feb 19, 2018

AHA names 2017’s top advances in heart disease and stroke research

Posted by in category: biotech/medical

The AHA names the top 10 heart disease and stroke research advances of 2017, including new drugs, guidelines, research, and a gene therapy.

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Feb 19, 2018

Breakthroughs in Targeted Cancer Therapies to Fight Tumors

Posted by in categories: biotech/medical, life extension

New targeted cancer therapies have emerged to fight tumors, and scientists have much more in the pipeline.


Summary: New targeted cancer therapies have been highlighted this month as emerging technologies to fight tumors, and scientists have much more in the pipeline. [This article first appeared on LongevityFacts. Author: Brady Hartman. ]

Targeted cancer therapies – the most famous of which are immunotherapies such as CAR T-cell therapy – are the current focus of excitement in cancer treatment. New therapies and developments in the immunotherapy field prompted the National Cancer Institute (NCI) to update their guidance on targeted cancer therapies a little over a week ago. As the NCI says.

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Feb 19, 2018

Breakthrough cancer immunotherapy treatments to be ‘curative’ by 2025 says prominent research head

Posted by in categories: biotech/medical, life extension

Summary: Cancer immunotherapy treatments and other approaches to cure nearly all cancers within 8 years says Dr. Gilliland, a prominent cancer research head. [This article first appeared on LongevityFacts. Author: Brady Hartman. ]

Gary Gilliland, M.D., Ph.D. is the President and Director, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and in an opinion piece published at the beginning of this month, writes.

“I’ve gone on record to say that by 2025, cancer researchers will have developed curative therapeutic approaches for most if not all cancers.”

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Feb 19, 2018

Team paves the way for immunotherapy to treat aggressive colon tumors

Posted by in categories: biotech/medical, life extension

Team paves the way for cancer immunotherapy demonstrating a novel technique that attacked tumors and inhibited cancers from spreading.


Summary: Team paves the way for cancer immunotherapy with a novel technique that attacked tumors and inhibited cancers from spreading. [This article first appeared on LongevityFacts. Author: Brady Hartman. ]

While cancer immunotherapy is a powerful treatment for some types of tumors, up until now, it hasn’t worked well on colon cancer.

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Feb 19, 2018

Supercomputer on a fingernail, artificial synapse ushers in new AI revolution

Posted by in categories: robotics/AI, supercomputing

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF

There is nothing on Earth like the human brain, even today’s AI doesn’t come close, but now researchers have created an Artificial Synapse that’s 200 million times faster than a human synapse, and one day it will revolutionise AI and computing.

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Feb 19, 2018

Scientists Develop A Way To Use A Smartphone To Prevent Food Poisoning

Posted by in category: mobile phones

The Salt A microscope that clips on to your phone’s camera can detect bacteria, such as salmonella or E. coli, even in tiny amounts. But the technology can’t yet distinguish between good and bad bacteria.

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Feb 19, 2018

“Smarticle” Robot Swarms Turn Random Behavior into Collective Intelligence

Posted by in categories: information science, robotics/AI

New algorithms show how very simple robots can be made to work together as a group.

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Feb 19, 2018

Indonesian volcano erupts

Posted by in category: futurism

Wow!


Mount Sinabung spews volcanic ash as it erupts in Karo, North Sumatra, Indonesia on Feb. 19, 2018. The volcano on the Indonesian island of Sumatra has shot billowing columns of ash more than 16,000 feet into the atmosphere. Sinabung is one of the most active volcanos in Indonesia. It erupted in 2010 and has killed 17 people in eruptions in 2014 and another nine people in 2016.

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