Lifeboat News #189


Lifeboat News

This issue published on 04/01/18. Copyright 2018 Lifeboat Foundation. All Rights Reserved.

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SENS Foundation Donor Appreciation Event

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Narendra Malewar joins our blog team with the post “Finding lost siblings of the Sun” at
Recent interesting blog posts include
“Aging is no laughing matter” by Nicola Bagala at
“Antioxidant MitoQ Combats Vascular Aging in Human Study” by Steve Hill at
“Are we about to see the end of universities as we know them?” by Steve Nichols at
“Biology Will Be the Next Great Computing Platform” by Marcos Than Esponda at
“Can We Train a Computer to Read Your Mind?” by Shane Hinshaw at
“China is monitoring employees’ brain waves and emotions — and the technology boosted one company’s profits” by Sean Cusack at
“Creativity Is The Skill Of The Future” by Ian Hale at
“A Criminal Gang Used a Drone Swarm To Obstruct an FBI Hostage Raid” by Klaus Baldauf at
“Deletion of single enzyme stops mice getting fat, no matter the diet” by Manuel Canovas Lechuga at
“Does Mystery of Quantum Physics Prove God Exists?” by Philip Raymond at
“Ending Age-Related Diseases: Investment Prospects & Advances in Research” by Steve Hill at
“Father Creates Bionic Organ for Son” by Shane Hinshaw at
“The First Exoplanet Known to Contain Helium Is a Truly Alien World” by Genevieve O’Hagan at
“The Gut Microbiome Contributes to Atherosclerosis” by Manuel Canovas Lechuga at
“How to create a malevolent artificial intelligence” by Marcos Than Esponda at
“Japan, unlike the West, is not scared of robots stealing jobs, deputy leader says” by Derick Lee at
“Jupiter’s Continent-Sized Storms Photographed by NASA’s Juno Spacecraft” by Alberto Lao at
“Laser-driven electron recollision remembers molecular orbital structure” by Saul Morales Rodriguez at
“Meet the World’s First Bionic Drummer” by Nancie Hunter at
“Membrane can better treat wastewater, recover valuable resources” by Bill Kemp at
“NASA’s Crazy Plan to Send a Space Submarine to Titan” by Alberto Lao at
“The Neurogenesis Debate” by Nicholi Avery at
“New Tech Marries the Best of Photonics and Electronics on the Same Silicon Chip” by Klaus Baldauf at
“A Nuclear Reactor for Space Missions Passes Final Major Ground Tests” by Jeffrey L. Lee at
“NVIDIA’s AI photo filler” by Shane Hinshaw at
“The real-world potential and limitations of artificial intelligence” by Bill Kemp at
“Scientists Announce Plan to Create Virus-Proof Cells” by Manuel Canovas Lechuga at
“Singularity Hypotheses Analysis” by Amnon H. Eden at
“Researchers are developing a brain editing device” by Genevieve O’Hagan at
“A Spectre is Haunting California State Government — the Spectre of Transhumanism” by Zoltan Istvan at
“Stephen Hawking’s Final Theory About Our Universe Has Just Been Published, And It Will Melt Your Brain” by Michael Lance at
“This humanoid robot can mimic human movement in real time” by Dan Kummer at
“Tiny satellites named Wall-E and Eva are about to take a trip to Mars. Will they survive?” by Genevieve O’Hagan at
“Transhumanists’ Posthuman Plan” by Steve Nichols at
“Undoing Aging 2018 — Dr. Nichola Conlon” by Steve Hill at
“An update on the potential habitability of TRAPPIST-1” by Alberto Lao at
“The U.S. Military Has A ‘Space Aggressor Squadron’ Trained for Off-World Warfare” by Michael Lance at
“Watch the First-Ever HD Footage of a Cell Moving Through the Body” by Genevieve O’Hagan at
“Watch the SureFly two-person hybrid-electric copter make its maiden hover” by Bill Kemp at
“We Now Have Artificial Embryos So Life-Like, They Initiate Pregnancy In Mice” by Genevieve O’Hagan at
“What If Earth Doubled in Size?” by Michael Lance at
“The world’s first space travel agent has opened in the UK” by Klaus Baldauf at

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