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Jan 30, 2019

A controversial startup that charges $8,000 to fill your veins with young blood now claims to be up and running in 5 cities across the US

Posted by in category: biotech/medical

A company called Ambrosia is charging $8,000 for the procedure and accepting PayPal payments. But there’s little to no evidence that it would work.

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Jan 30, 2019

Treating Disease

Posted by in categories: biotech/medical, genetics, health

Genetic errors can lead to serious health problems, but repairing the genome can be dangerous and challenging. RNA offers another option. | Videos.

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Jan 30, 2019

How pharmaceutical companies game the patent system

Posted by in categories: entertainment, law

When a company reaches the top of the ladder, they typically kick it away so that others cannot climb up on it. The aim? To prevent competition. When this happens in the pharmaceutical world, in terms of patents, companies quickly apply for broad protection of their products, which can last decades, and, in doing so, they fence off entire research areas for others.

In this video, Tahir Amin an attorney Tahir Amin who specializes in patent law, explains how this “skewed” system hurts everyday people.

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Jan 30, 2019

Brain cancer patients live longer with laser treatment

Posted by in categories: biotech/medical, neuroscience

Half of patients with aggressive brain cancer glioblastoma die within 14 months of diagnosis. A new treatment could give them more time.

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Jan 30, 2019

Bendable Needles Developed to Deliver Stem Cells into Brains

Posted by in categories: biotech/medical, neuroscience

The flexible needles could help doctors deliver stem cells to broader areas of the brain with fewer injections. Such therapies are being investigated for Parkinson’s disease, stroke and other neurodegenerative disorders.

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Jan 30, 2019

Caterpillar unveils an all-electric 26-ton excavator with a giant 300 kWh battery pack

Posted by in category: futurism

Caterpillar, along with Pon Equipment, has unveiled an all-electric 26-ton excavator with a giant 300 kWh battery pack in an effort to electrify construction equipment.

They built a prototype in Gjelleråsen, Norway for construction company Veidekke who plan to use 8 of them.

The company expects that the machine will result in a better experience for its employee by reducing air and noise pollution at construction sites.

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Jan 30, 2019

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Posted by in category: life extension

I had an amazing time on the podcast with David Sinclair today! He dropped some amazing knowledge about the current state of the science of longevity!

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Jan 30, 2019

Link between aging and microbiome diversity in exceptional mammalian longevity

Posted by in category: life extension

Pharmaceutical microbiology, quality assurance, healthcare, cleanroom, contamination control, microbiology, tim sandle, sterility, disinfection.

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Jan 30, 2019

Happy birthday, periodic table

Posted by in categories: chemistry, education

How much do you know about the iconic symbol of science pinned to every classroom wall?

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Jan 30, 2019

Siberian cave findings shed light on enigmatic extinct human species

Posted by in category: futurism

WASHINGTON (Reuters) — Scientists using sophisticated techniques to determine the age of bone fragments, teeth and artifacts unearthed in a Siberian cave have provided new insight into a mysterious extinct human species that may have been more advanced than previously known.

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