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Jan 13, 2018

Ash Eruption From Philippines Volcano Triggers Evacuation

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Jan 2, 2018

This professor has found the oldest words in the world | SI News

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“These are the oldest and most enduring words in history, researchers at the University of Reading has found … ”

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Dec 27, 2017

What’s Love got to do with Education?

Posted by in categories: complex systems, education, ethics, evolution, futurism, health, homo sapiens, human trajectories, innovation, philosophy, sustainability

[This article is drawn from Ch. 8: “Pedagogical Love: An Evolutionary Force” in Postformal Education: A Philosophy for Complex Futures.]

“There is nothing more important in this world than radical love” as Paolo Freire told Joe Kincheloe over dinner.

- Joe Kincheloe. Reading, Writing and Cognition. 2006.

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Dec 22, 2017

She Prints Her Clothes!

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Danit is the coolest!

9 months of hard work and a below average grade at school didn’t stop her from taking the world by storm with her 3D clothing line!

Follow her story at: Danit Peleg!

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Dec 16, 2017

Liz Parrish — Future Therapies

Posted by in categories: biotech/medical, education, genetics, life extension

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Liz Parrish is the Founder and CEO of BioViva Sciences USA Inc. BioViva is committed to extending healthy lifespans using gene therapy. Liz is known as “the woman who wants to genetically engineer you,” she is a humanitarian, entrepreneur and innovator and a leading voice for genetic cures. As a strong proponent of progress and education for the advancement of gene therapy, she serves as a motivational speaker to the public at large for the life sciences. She is actively involved in international educational media outreach and sits on the board of the International Longevity Alliance (ILA). She is the founder of BioTrove Investments LLC and the BioTrove Podcasts which is committed to offering a meaningful way for people to learn about and fund research in regenerative medicine. She is also the Secretary of the American Longevity Alliance (ALA) a 501©(3) nonprofit trade association that brings together individuals, companies, and organizations who work in advancing the emerging field of cellular & regenerative medicine with the aim to get governments to consider aging a disease. Parrish received two kinds of injections, which were administered outside the United States: a myostatin inhibitor, which is expected to prevent age-associated muscle loss; and a telomerase gene therapy, which is expected to lengthen telomeres, segments of DNA at the ends of chromosomes whose shortening is associated with aging and degenerative disease.

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Dec 12, 2017

I interviewed in my home last night for French Public TV, part of a story covering this new documentary “Genius Factory” and the field of modern day #eugenics / #designerbabies, which came out recently on the Documentary Channel

Posted by in categories: education, transhumanism

I’m interviewed in the documentary (which I appear in but haven’t seen yet). Naturally, I support creating super people with science & technology (a main goal of #transhumanism), just not using unethical or exclusionary methods to do so. #GeniusFactory

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Dec 11, 2017

Scientists ‘Inject’ Information Into Monkeys’ Brains

Posted by in categories: education, neuroscience

In an experiment with science fiction implications, neurologists say they taught monkeys to play a game by stimulating their brains with electrodes.

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Dec 8, 2017

This Scientist Wants to Bring ‘Star Trek’ Values to Congress

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Vulcanologist Jess Phoenix never expected to be involved in politics. Until recently her life revolved around science—traveling the world to study different volcanoes and running an educational nonprofit. But the environmental record of the Trump administration has motivated her to run for Congress.

“These guys are basically gutting every environmental protection that existed,” Phoenix says in Episode 284 of the Geek’s Guide to the Galaxy podcast. “It’s a trend we have to stop now. We can’t let this continue.”

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Dec 8, 2017

How refugee scientists can change the world

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Although it is hard to get exact numbers, thousands of science students and professionals are thought to be among those seeking refuge. Now they are the focus of a documentary by Italian artist and film-maker Nicole Leghissa. Her Science in Exile recently premiered at the World Science Forum in Jordan, and will be shown globally in 2018.

What becomes of the scientists among those fleeing war and conflict in Africa and the Middle East, asks a documentary, Science in Exile.

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Dec 5, 2017

A few days ago this documentary on cyborgs aired on Spanish Public TV, RTVE

Posted by in categories: cyborgs, education, transhumanism

Lots of futurists are in it. A 5-min section on my #transhumanism work, including the Transhumanist Bill of Rights (image of me below writing the first version on steps of US Supreme Court), is in the doc. My section starts about 45:30, and there are some YouTube versions out there too now (google the title Cyborgs Entre Nosotros) if there are issues to watch outside Spain:…s/4341838/

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