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Feb 24, 2014

Predicting lifespan in a flash … at least in worms

Posted by in categories: biological, biotech/medical, genetics, health, life extension, science

By Avi Roy, University of Buckingham and Sven Bulterijs, Yale University

The complexity in biology is astounding. That is why biologists are thankful that model organisms, like the roundworm Caenorhabditis elegans, can be used to breakdown biological processes into simpler units.

C. elegans is a particular favourite. It grows in the exact same way from a single fertilised egg cell to 959 cells as an adult. Its body is transparent which has allowed scientists to map its growth and study internal changes to great detail.

In a paper published in Nature recently, En-Zhi Shen at the National Institute of Biological Sciences in Beijing and colleagues have used C. elegans to make an intriguing discovery. Based on a process that occurs in each cell’s power house, mitochondria, they claim to be able to predict the lifespan of that organism.

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Feb 24, 2014

The Future of Scientific Management, Today!

Posted by in categories: economics, education, energy, engineering, existential risks, futurism, robotics/AI, science, space, space travel, supercomputing, transhumanism

LIST OF UPDATES (FEBRUARY 24 THROUGH MARCH 02/2014). By Mr. Andres Agostini at The Future of Scientific Management, Today! At http://lnkd.in/bYP2nDC

Brain signals from a primate directly move paralyzed limbs in another primate ‘avatar’
http://www.kurzweilai.net/brain-signals-from-a-primate-direc…ate-avatar

Rice’s carbon nanotube fibers outperform copper
http://www.kurzweilai.net/rices-carbon-nanotube-fibers-outperform-copper

Single-chip device to provide real-time ultrasonic 3D images from inside the heart and blood vessels
http://www.kurzweilai.net/single-chip-device-to-provide-real…od-vessels

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Feb 20, 2014

The Future of Scientific Management, Today!

Posted by in categories: biotech/medical, business, complex systems, computing, cyborgs, economics, education, energy, engineering, existential risks, futurism, genetics, information science, science, singularity

LIST OF UPDATES (FEBRUARY 22 THROUGH 23/2014). By Mr. Andres Agostini at The Future of Scientific Management, Today! At http://lnkd.in/bYP2nDC

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A light switch for pain
http://www.kurzweilai.net/a-light-switch-for-pain

World’s most powerful terahertz laser chip
http://www.kurzweilai.net/worlds-most-powerful-terahertz-laser-chip

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Feb 17, 2014

The Future of Scientific Management, Today!

Posted by in categories: 3D printing, automation, big data, bioprinting, business, chemistry, complex systems, computing, cyborgs, economics, education, engineering, existential risks, finance, futurism, genetics, information science, innovation, law, law enforcement, life extension, physics, posthumanism, robotics/AI, science

LIST OF UPDATES (FEBRUARY 17 THROUGH 21/2014). By Mr. Andres Agostini at The Future of Scientific Management, Today! At http://lnkd.in/bYP2nDC 777 Wearable glasses help surgeons view cancer​​​​​​​​ cells in real time http://www.kurzweilai.net/wearable-glasses-help-surgeons-vie…-real-time

Miniaturized hearing aids that will fit into the ear canal http://www.kurzweilai.net/miniaturized-hearing-aids-that-wil…-ear-canal

DHS, Purdue Develop Social Media Analysis Tool to Monitor Crime http://www.executivegov.com/2014/02/dhs-purdue-develop-socia…1msiI.dpuf

The Global Search for Education: What Israel Did http://www.huffingtonpost.com/c-m-rubin/the-global-search-for-edu_b_4797810.html

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Feb 17, 2014

The Future of Omniscient Scenario-Planning Methodology, Today! By Mr. Andres Agostini

Posted by in categories: big data, complex systems, computing, economics, education, energy, engineering, existential risks, finance, futurism, geopolitics, information science, innovation, military, physics, science, security, supercomputing, transparency

The Future of Omniscient Scenario-Planning Methodology, Today! By Mr. Andres Agostini

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This is a personal yet summarized and copyrighted P.O.V. that is professional, thorough and complete. This independent exploration is based on 30 years of stern practical experience and expertise.

When I was 25 I was fully introduced and indoctrinated on worldwide Royal Dutch Shell’s scenario-planning methodology by Shell’s nationalized company Maraven. That introduction and indoctrination came through the kind deeds and executive decision of and by Maraven President, Dr. Carlos Castillo and the high-ranking strategic planners under his command.

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Feb 15, 2014

The Omniscient Truth About Outer-Space Intelligece And What The Official Establishment Has To Declare About It!

Posted by in categories: big data, biological, biotech/medical, complex systems, computing, cosmology, cybercrime/malcode, cyborgs, economics, education, engineering, exoskeleton, futurism, genetics, human trajectories, information science, life extension, lifeboat, particle physics, physics, posthumanism, robotics/AI, science, singularity, space, space travel, supercomputing, transhumanism

THE OMNISCIENT TRUTH ABOUT OUTER-SPACE INTELLIGENCE AND WHAT THE OFFICIAL ESTABLISHMENT HAS TO DECLARE ABOUT IT! BY MR. ANDRES AGOSTINI.

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I have the glory to have read every book by Dr. Raymond Kurzweil with the sole exception of “Transcend.”

Dr. Kurzweil is an engineer graduate from grandiose M.I.T. (the technological avant-garde within the Ivy League universities).

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Feb 13, 2014

The Future of Scientific Management, Today!

Posted by in categories: business, computing, cyborgs, economics, education, energy, engineering, environmental, ethics, existential risks, futurism, geopolitics, information science, innovation, nanotechnology, neuroscience, robotics/AI, science, security, singularity, supercomputing, sustainability, transhumanism

FEBRUARY 15 AND 16/2014 LIST OF UPDATES. By Mr. Andres Agostini at The Future of Scientific Management, Today! At http://lnkd.in/bYP2nDC
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New live-cell printing technology improves on inkjet printing
http://www.kurzweilai.net/new-live-cell-printing-technology-…t-printing

Capturing ultrasharp images of multiple cell components simultaneously
http://www.kurzweilai.net/capturing-ultrasharp-images-of-mul…ltaneously

Red-light-sensitive protein discovery enables more complex studies of neuron interactions
http://www.kurzweilai.net/red-light-sensitive-protein-discov…teractions

New self-healing polymers require no chemicals or catalysts
http://www.kurzweilai.net/new-self-healing-polymers-require-…-catalysts

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Feb 11, 2014

The Future of Scientific Management, Today!

Posted by in categories: 3D printing, business, complex systems, cyborgs, economics, education, futurism, genetics, innovation, physics, robotics/AI, science, singularity, space travel, supercomputing, surveillance

FEBRUARY 14/2014 LIST OF UPDATES. By Mr. Andres Agostini at The Future of Scientific Management, Today! At http://lnkd.in/bYP2nDC
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Reinventing Social Media: Deep Learning, Predictive Marketing, And Image Recognition Will Change Everything
http://www.businessinsider.com/social-medias-big-data-future…_inn_feb14

EU Rules Mean That ‘Children Can’t Get Life-Saving Cancer Drugs’
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/02/11/eu-rules-children-c…mg00000067

Virgin Atlantic Is Using Google Glass for Faster Check-Ins
http://www.slate.com/blogs/future_tense/2014/02/11/google_gl…s_for.html

Here’s What California’s Historic Drought Will Do To The Economy
http://www.businessinsider.com/california-drought-economy-20…z2t3NVIAyL

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Feb 11, 2014

The Future of Scientific Management, Today!

Posted by in categories: 3D printing, business, complex systems, computing, economics, education, engineering, ethics, futurism, information science, innovation, military, physics, robotics/AI, science, scientific freedom, security, singularity, space, supercomputing

FEBRUARY 13/2014 LIST OF UPDATES. By Mr. Andres Agostini at The Future of Scientific Management, Today! At http://lnkd.in/bYP2nDC
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Is your boss watching you? Surveillance device tracks employees’ movements in the office, sends details of conversations and even times their toilet breaks
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2552858/Workp…oilet.html

New software lets you mark places as off-limits for wearable camera gadgets like Google Glass.
http://www.technologyreview.com/news/523941/not-ok-glass/

Seeing as a Service. Forget Augmented Reality. What About Diminished Reality?
https://medium.com/futures-exchange/403771297f5f

Elon Musk plans to colonise Mars
http://futuretimeline.net/blog/2014/02/4.htm#.UvpE9oWGiHd

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Feb 10, 2014

The Future of Scientific Management, Today!

Posted by in categories: biotech/medical, economics, existential risks, futurism, information science, innovation, law enforcement, nanotechnology, neuroscience, robotics/AI, science, scientific freedom, security, singularity, space, supercomputing, sustainability

FEBRUARY 12/2014 LIST OF UPDATES. By Mr. Andres Agostini at The Future of Scientific Management, Today! At http://lnkd.in/bYP2nDC
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X-ray imaging protein molecules at atomic resolution using a graphene cage
http://www.kurzweilai.net/x-ray-imaging-protein-molecules-at…phene-cage

Wearable ‘neurocam’ records scenes when it detects user interest
http://www.kurzweilai.net/wearable-neurocam-records-scenes-w…r-interest

Searching space dust for minute quantities of life’s ingredients
http://www.kurzweilai.net/searching-space-dust-for-minute-qu…ngredients

For landmine detection, Bogota designers think with their feet (1:52)
http://uk.reuters.com/video/2014/02/09/for-landmine-detectio…annel=4000

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