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Nov 17, 2016

Cryogenics: does it offer humanity a chance to return from the dead?

Posted by in categories: cryonics, life extension

While it used to be the stuff of science fiction, the technology behind the dream has advanced in recent years.

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Nov 17, 2016

An Eerie Landscape Becomes a Hunting Ground in Cyberpunk Concept Short Lost Boy

Posted by in categories: cyborgs, entertainment

A punky warrior races across a barren wasteland, pursued by a hulking cyborg. There’s not much more to go on in the visually stunning Lost Boy, but since it’s a proof-of-concept film, mood and style are the main attraction. It’s by PostPanic Pictures, whose visually-rich short Sundays received feature interest last year.

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Nov 17, 2016

The Matrix-esque Short Sundays Will Become A Feature Film

Posted by in categories: entertainment, virtual reality

Short proof-of-concept Sundays video is getting a feature film thanks to Warner Bros. Wonderful, we’ve had a real dearth of virtual reality, “this isn’t real”, Matrix-like features. If that’s what this short film is actually about???

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Nov 17, 2016

Stamping Out Disease: Russian Scientists Aim to Bioprint Human Kidneys By 2030

Posted by in categories: 3D printing, bioprinting, biotech/medical

After 3D-printing a mouse thyroid gland and successfully transplanting it last year, Russia’s 3D Bioprinting Solutions is aiming to make a human kidney by 2030, the company’s scientists told Sputnik.


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Nov 17, 2016

Colonizing the Solar System, part 2: the Outer Solar System

Posted by in categories: engineering, environmental, habitats, space

This is a nice vid but there are two things to note.

1. he does not mention Callisto in place of Europa. Europa gets enough radiation to kill you in a day where on Callisto you would not even get the radiation you get here on Earth.

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Nov 17, 2016

Stephen Hawking: Humans will die out within 1,000 years unless we leave Earth

Posted by in categories: cosmology, habitats

Professor Stephen Hawking has warned that mankind will not survive another millenia unless it makes a home beyond Earth’s atmosphere.

The celebrated physicist was addressing a lecture audience at the Oxford Union debating society on Monday evening when he gave the stark warning.

“Most recent advances in cosmology have been achieved from space where there are uninterrupted views of our Universe,” he said “but we must also continue to go into space for the future of humanity.

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Nov 17, 2016

Seabird Crap Could Help Save the Arctic

Posted by in category: habitats

Seabird poop: good for ruining your picnic at the beach, and apparently good for keeping the Arctic cool, too. But if the birds want to stop their summertime home from melting away, they’re going to have to start taking laxatives.

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Nov 17, 2016

Genetic breakthrough: Crops use more sunlight to grow

Posted by in categories: food, genetics

A genetic technique makes plants produce more food from sunlight — a key step in feeding the growing global population, scientists say.

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Nov 17, 2016

Runner’s High? You’re Growing New Brain Cells

Posted by in category: neuroscience

Time to hit the trail and run for your life!

Your brain creates new cell growth and repair during aerobic exercises, such as running.

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Nov 17, 2016

Looking back at the past year and celebrating another SRF Victory this time for ALT Cancer fundraising

Posted by in categories: biotech/medical, life extension

As the year moves on and we look back at the achievements this year we would be remiss to not mention the fantastic result we got for the OncoSENS fundraiser hosted on We raised an amazing $72,002 for ALT cancer research thanks to the amazing supporters we have. Thank you to everyone who helped and donated to OncoSENS to make it another victory for SENS Research and for Science!

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