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Nov 22, 2019

Silicon Valley: The Research for Living Longer | Longevity Road Trip | TRACKS

Posted by in categories: genetics, life extension, transportation

Husbands Ian and Leon discuss the future of longevity technology and genetic research in Silicon Valley with the infamous bio-tech renegade Aubrey DeGrey.

Ian and Leon then drive a classic car down the Pacific Coast Highway and into the desert to the 7th Day Adventist community of Loma Linda to learn about “Blue Zones” and how anyone can make simple lifestyle changes that would allow them to live radically longer lives.

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Nov 22, 2019

How Weather Affects Your Mood

Posted by in category: futurism

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Nov 22, 2019

What my household robot is teaching my kids about cyborgs

Posted by in categories: cyborgs, robotics/AI

I have a four-foot-tall robot in my house that plays with my kids. Its name is Jethro.

Both my daughters, aged 5 and 9, are so enamored with Jethro that they have each asked to marry it. For fun, my wife and I put on mock weddings. Despite the robot being mainly for entertainment, its very basic artificial intelligence can perform thousands of functions, including dance and teach karate, which my kids love.

The most important thing Jethro has taught my kids is that it’s totally normal to have a walking, talking machine around the house that you can hang out with whenever you want to.

Nov 22, 2019

Integrating Science And Religion To Uncover New Ideas And Truths

Posted by in categories: biotech/medical, health, quantum physics, science

Ira Pastor, ideaXme exponential health ambassador and founder of Bioquark, interviews Sister Ilia Delio PhD. OSF, a Franciscan Sister (Order of St Francis of Washington, DC) who holds the Josephine C. Connelly Endowed Chair in Theology at Villanova University.

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Nov 22, 2019

Some European doctors think Chinese medicine should come with a health warning

Posted by in categories: biotech/medical, health

Herbs to increase breast milk supply and heal the spleen. Traditional remedies which promise to cure insomnia and acne. Secret cancer treatments that have been ignored or suppressed by Western medicine.

Practitioners of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) have a long history of making outsized claims, not least in the case of fertility and virility, where demand for tiger penis and rhino horn has devastated wild populations.

Quackery and false claims exist in all branches of medicine, but doctors in Europe are concerned that unverified claims made under the guise of TCM are being spread worldwide by social media, inadvertently aided by the World Health Organization (WHO).

Nov 22, 2019

Google’s Android bug bounty program will now pay out $1.5 million

Posted by in categories: computing, mobile phones

Hacking the Pixel’s Titan M chip and finding exploits in the developer preview versions of Android will earn you the big bucks.

Nov 22, 2019

Chinese scientists programme stem cells to ‘fight and destroy’ cancer

Posted by in categories: biotech/medical, health

Team from Guangzhou Institutes of Biomedicine and Health say technique was successful in treatment of mice.

Nov 22, 2019

Elon Musk’s Neuralink brain-computer communication startup to reveal progress in livestreamed event

Posted by in categories: computing, Elon Musk, neuroscience

A livestreamed event at 8 p.m. PT will offer a look at the startup’s progress developing a “brain-machine interface.”

Nov 22, 2019

German robotics set to shrink for first time in decade

Posted by in categories: engineering, finance, robotics/AI

Germany’s prized industrial robotics and automation sector is expecting a drop in sales this year for the first time since the global financial crisis, an industry body said on Friday.

The Mechanical Engineering Industry Association (VDMA) is expecting sales to fall by five percent to 14.3 billion euros ($15.8 billion) this year.

This would be the first drop since the 32-percent plunge seen in 2009 in the wake of the crisis.

Nov 22, 2019

Watch a ‘transforming’ drone blast out of a cannon

Posted by in categories: drones, space travel

Researchers launched a drone from a pneumatic baseball pitching machine strapped to a truck traveling 50 miles per hour. They hope this ballistic launch method might lead to drones that are better suited for emergency response and space exploration missions.

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