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Jan 27, 2018

Microbes may help feed astronauts on future deep-space missions

Posted by in categories: biological, food, space

Food for astronauts during future deep-space missions may be produced from their own waste, a new study suggests.

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Jan 27, 2018

The Men Who Want to Live Forever

Posted by in categories: biotech/medical, life extension

Would you like to live forever? Some billionaires, already invincible in every other way, have decided that they also deserve not to die. Today several biotech companies, fueled by Silicon Valley fortunes, are devoted to “life extension” — or as some put it, to solving “the problem of death.”


Some very wealthy people are serious about outsmarting mortality.

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Jan 26, 2018

The venue for Grand futures and existential…

Posted by in category: futurism

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Jan 26, 2018

El Sueño de Andrómeda — Bioquark Inc. — Regenerage

Posted by in categories: aging, bioengineering, biological, cosmology, cryonics, DNA, futurism, genetics, health, life extension

http://www.ivoox.com/programa-4x8-inmortalidad-gran-desafio-…454_1.html

Jan 26, 2018

Google’s Calico Labs announces a new discovery: “a non-aging mammal.”

Posted by in categories: biotech/medical, life extension

Summary: Google’s ultra-secretive Calico Labs announces a significant discovery – the naked mole rat is the first and only non-aging mammal and shows little signs of aging as it gets older. [This article first appeared on the website LongevityFacts.com. Author: Brady Hartman. ]

With wrinkly skin and completely bald, the naked mole rat is one of the ugliest creatures around but lives an exceptionally long life for a small mammal. It rarely develops the chronic diseases of aging such as cancer and lives 10 times longer than regular rats.

The First Non-Aging Mammal

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Jan 26, 2018

European Electricity Industry Pledges to Deliver on Paris Agreement | UNFCCC

Posted by in categories: business, energy, environmental, governance

EURELETRIC, the association representing the interests of the electricity industry in Europe, has said the region’s power companies intend to be both part of a competitive European economy and reliably powered by clean, carbon-neutral energy.”

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Jan 26, 2018

Digital Transformation: Interview with David Edgerton, King’s College London | Manuel Stagars

Posted by in category: media & arts

“In conversations with visionaries, decision makers, technologists, leading scientists, entrepreneurs, artists, and others around the world, the film gives insight into the global digital future, its most pressing challenges, and biggest opportunities. Interviews from the project are available in long form. This conversation took place in June 2017 with David Edgerton, Hans Rausing Professor of the History of Science and Technology and Professor of Modern British History at King’s College London.”

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Jan 26, 2018

500 Companies to Commit to Science-Based Climate Targets | UNFCCC

Posted by in categories: business, environmental

“In an effort to spur further climate action at this year’s Global Climate Action Summit in September and at the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP24) in December, Summit co-chair and Mahindra Group Chairman, Anand Mahindra today challenged businesses around the world to join the growing number of companies committed to setting greenhouse gas reduction targets in line with climate science.”

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Jan 26, 2018

World Leading Multinationals Accelerating a Clean Economy — RE100 Report | The Climate Group | CDP

Posted by in categories: business, disruptive technology, environmental

“A rapidly growing group of ambitious multinational businesses are actively reshaping the energy market through their global investment decisions and accelerating a zero emissions economy, a new report released today (Tuesday January 23) shows.”

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Jan 26, 2018

Uber drivers, freelancers and other independent contractors are getting a tax cut — By Andrew Khouri | Los Angeles Times

Posted by in categories: business, government, law, transportation

““Every Uber driver, as far as I can see, gets a benefit,” said Edward Kleinbard, a USC professor and former chief of staff to Congress’ Joint Committee on Taxation.”

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