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Jan 8, 2017

The best gift scientists can have for the New Year is funding for another longevity research!

Posted by in category: life extension

121 people including me have already sent their gifts to CellAge project, what about you? wink

Hello everyone! There are some great news, today CellAge campaign successfully reached amazing $6 000! This makes 15% of the goal, and we are very grateful to 121 brave people who decided to support the development of a universal test system to target senescent cells!

If you have not yet supported the campaign with a donation, here is a reminder that the best New Year gift for scientists is funding to launch another longevity study! bigsmile

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Jan 8, 2017

The Biocrystal- Holographic Properties Of DNA

Posted by in categories: biotech/medical, materials

Interesting position.

Anonymous by request.

The human energy field exists as an array of oscillating energy points that have a layered structure and a definite symmetry and these properties fulfill the definition of a normal crystal in material form” – Marc Vogel.

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Jan 8, 2017

First African-American Astronaut To Board The International Space Station

Posted by in category: space

Luv this; definitely a great role model to young girls everywhere.

This was the first of two spacewalks astronauts will perform this month to finalize the replacement of 12 old nickel-hydrogen batteries six with new lithium-ion batteries.

Kimbrough is wearing the suit bearing red stripes marked as EV1 member 1, but Whitson is wearing the suit with no stripes, marked EV2, member 2.

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Jan 8, 2017

Clicks Versus Bricks: Online Retail Killing It

Posted by in category: futurism

Although I do luv online retail; my concern is will we wake up to a day with an online hangover where mid- and small-size towns/ cities no longer have the bricks-and-mortars to visit. I just hope we don’t go too overboard like we have on other things.

In the ongoing battle between traditional brick and mortar retail and online commerce, online retail has been killing it.

While Amazon is clearly the biggest beneficiary of this trend, there are many other companies benefiting as well.

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Jan 8, 2017

Government testing online grocery shopping for food stamp participants

Posted by in categories: business, food, government, health

Interesting approach.

Families who rely on food stamps may not be left out of the future of grocery shopping after all.

The pilot, which will run for two years, will launch on in August.

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Jan 8, 2017

Delayed Chemo Can Still Benefit in Lung Cancer

Posted by in category: biotech/medical

Interesting find.

Patient recovery may mean longer time to the treatment, but study suggests it can still have benefit.

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Jan 8, 2017

Can Silicon Valley cure cancer? Napster founder Sean Parker says yes

Posted by in categories: biotech/medical, education, media & arts

No surprises here. We all have known that with tech in medical research and development would and will continue to solve many diseases such as cancer as we are already seeing with gene and cell circuitry technology.

Silicon Valley thrives on disrupting the traditional ways we do many things: education, consuming music and other media, communicate with others, even how we stay healthy. Bill Gates and Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong know a few things about how to spend a lot of money to disrupt mainstream research while searching for cures in medicine.

Sean Parker hopes to join their ranks. In 1999, he co-founded the file-sharing service Napster, and in 2004, he became the first president of Facebook. Today, Parker announced his latest endeavor: a $250 million bet on eradicating cancer. Through the Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy, he says his plan is just a matter of time until it works.

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Jan 8, 2017

Cards, ATMs will be ‘redundant’ by 2020

Posted by in category: finance

India’s financial transaction dilemma.

BENGALURU: Amid the big push being given to digital transactions post-demonetisation, NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant today said cards, ATMs and Point-of-Sale (POS) machines would become redundant in the country by 2020.

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Jan 8, 2017

Synthetic diamonds could one day replace GPS

Posted by in categories: 3D printing, 4D printing, biotech/medical, robotics/AI

Syn Diamonds is a field that I have been educating many on the importance of in areas of QC, healthcare/ medical, and now we’re looking at transportation such as driverless cars. I told folks if we could have a joint venture with Intel and HP in this space; we could see these to companies re-emerge as leaders again just for this one area of technology. Who ever comes up with the 3D or 4D printer that can mass produce the quality we need in syn diamond materials in various scales/ sizes will dominate and make billions as this technology is a core piece to QC.

Lab-grown red diamonds with an atomic defect could one day replace GPS systems thanks to their remarkable sensitivity to magnetic waves, scientists have suggested.

A team at Element Six, a tech company based in Oxfordshire, are exploring the remarkable properties of crystals with a so-called ‘nitrogen vacancy defect’ — a gap in the atomic lattice at the heart of the diamond.

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Jan 8, 2017

China’s neighbors are getting a whiff of its terrible pollution

Posted by in category: environmental

When I see articles like this one; I wonder when could another country’s pollution create an international incident or war?

It turns out China isn’t the only country choking on its smog.

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