Lifeboat News #156


Lifeboat News

This issue published on 07/01/15. Copyright 2015 Lifeboat Foundation. All Rights Reserved.

Rejuvenation Biotechnology Conference 2015

The Rejuvenation Biotechnology Conference 2015 (RB2015) will be held August 19–21 2015 at the Hyatt Regency, San Francisco Airport. This conference will feature the latest research on diseases such as Alzheimer’s, cancer, cardiovascular disease and will also discuss regulatory, financial, and economic issues.
Our Maria Entraigues Abramson, Judith Campisi, Anne Corwin, Leonid Gavrilov, Aubrey de Grey, Jeffrey Karp, Chris Mason, Stephen Minger, Kevin Perrott, Maximus Peto, Evan Snyder, David Spiegel, Alexandra Stolzing, Rudolph Tanzi, and Jan Vijg will be speaking/participating.
Learn more at

Looking for Conferences

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Book Winner

Bryan E. Gatton won our blog contest where you had a chance to win if you posted in our blog. The prize was a signed copy of "Edge of Dark". This book explores the relationship between humans and the post-human descendants who may ultimately transcend them. Read Ramez Naam's "Edge of Dark" review at


Read "Artificial Superintelligence: A Futuristic Approach." at
Read "Beyond the Subjectivity Trap" at
Read "Codebreaking our future: Deciphering the Future's Hidden Order" at
Read "Radical Life Extension: Psychological, Metaphysical, and Political Implications" at
Read "Technolife 2035: How Will Technology Change Our Future?" at


Read "Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems: Integrating Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems into Non-Segregated Airspace" at


Learn about "Trigger Warning — A Platform for Dissident Thought" at


Phillipe Bojorquez joins our blog team with the post "Monkey 'brain net' raises prospect of human brain-to-brain connection" at
Alexandros El joins our blog team with the post "Getting to the bottom of aging" at
Steve Hill joins our blog team with the post "How to Reverse Aging with Dr. Michael Fossel, M.D. PhD. [Health Longevity Series]" at
Shailesh Prasad joins our blog team with the post "The Hyperloop is much closer than people realize" at
Maria Santos joins our blog team with the post "Why Generation Z will definitely embrace Bitcoin" at
Simon Waslander joins our blog team with the post "After 10 breakthroughs and $3B in research, IBM announces tiny 7-nanometer chips" at

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