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Mar 27, 2018

Study overturns age-old theory of brain learning

Posted by in category: neuroscience

A new study challenges the traditional view that learning in the brain is synaptic, or link-based, proposing instead that it is dendritic, or node-based.

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Mar 27, 2018

Science Is Getting Us Closer to the End of Infertility

Posted by in categories: biotech/medical, science

In an era of artificial eggs and Crispr, anyone could become a biological parent to the healthiest baby.

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Mar 27, 2018

Dezeen presents ELEVATION: a film about how drones will change cities

Posted by in categories: drones, education, robotics/AI

Elevation — How Drones Will Change Cities

Drones will transform cities, revolutionising how people travel, how goods are delivered and how buildings look and are constructed, according to a documentary by Dezeen.

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Mar 27, 2018

Newly-discovered human organ may help explain how cancer spreads

Posted by in category: biotech/medical

By Jessica Hamzelou

A newly discovered network of fluid-filled channels in the human body may be a previously-unknown organ, and it seems to help transport cancer cells around the body.

This discovery was made by chance, from routine endoscopies – a procedure that involves inserting a thin camera into a person’s gastrointestinal tract. Newer approaches enable doctors to use this procedure to get a microscopic look at the tissue inside a person’s gut at the same time, with some surprising results.

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Mar 27, 2018

Chinese Scientists Clone Monkeys

Posted by in categories: biotech/medical, futurism

This is huge: Chinese scientists have successfully cloned monkeys (via NowThis Future)

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Mar 27, 2018

Our Impact

Posted by in category: space

Space Development Nexus will span 6 continents, and serve as the water cooler for the New Space industry as we all make our way to LEO and beyond, Networking individuals and companies from every aspect of the industry from launch vehicles to communications to astrogeology. Where social networking takes constant management, these meetups, Activities, workshops, seminars and other interactive activities will make our message available across the industry, and to the public, with one coherent voice – “Space is for everyone, and we’re bringing it down to Earth.”

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Mar 27, 2018

Lockheed Martin Now Has a Patent For Its Potentially World Changing Fusion Reactor

Posted by in category: nuclear energy

When it first announced the project, the company said it could have a working prototype of the revolutionary power source as early as 2019.

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Mar 27, 2018

A Peek Inside the Transhumanist Agenda

Posted by in categories: robotics/AI, transhumanism

Transhumanist thinking has gained a remarkable amount of traction and publicity this year. Powerful Silicon Valley interests have been mounting a charm offensive designed to persuade us of both the value and the inevitability of this transformation.

In a startling leap towards a future that many thought only existed in sci-fi, a Wisconsin high-tech company, Three Square Market, started microchipping its employees last year.

The announcement followed on the heels of a similar move by Swedish company Epicenter, the first to begin this practice. While Three Square Market’s approach is voluntary, the company is financially subsidizing the procedure.

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Mar 26, 2018

Longevity industry systematized for first time

Posted by in categories: government, life extension, policy

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UK aging research foundation produces roadmap for the emerging longevity industry in a series of reports to be published throughout the year

Friday, Feb. 2, 2017, London, UK: The Biogerontology Research Foundation has embarked on a year-long mission to summarise in a single document the various emerging technologies and industries which can be brought to bear on aging, healthy longevity, and everything in between, as part of a joint project between The Global Longevity Consortium, consisting of the Biogerontology Research Foundation, Deep Knowledge Life Sciences, Aging Analytics Agency and Longevity. International platform.

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Mar 26, 2018

This pen can detect cancer in 10 seconds during surgery

Posted by in category: biotech/medical

This pen can detect cancer in patients with 96.5% accuracy.

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