Lifeboat News #194


Lifeboat News

This issue published on 09/01/18. Copyright 2018 Lifeboat Foundation. All Rights Reserved.

Undoing Aging 2019

Undoing Aging 2019 will be held March 28–30 in Berlin, Germany. Our Judith Campisi, Aubrey de Grey, and Michael Greve will be speaking/participating.
Undoing Aging 2019 is not only open to the scientific community but also welcomes all interested members of the broader rejuvenation movement. The conference will feature a student poster session showing the work of innovative undergraduate and graduate students in the field of damage repair.
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Read “A Very Human Future: Enriching Humanity in a Digitized World”. This book acknowledges the powerful technological shifts reshaping our world and addresses five key themes that are occupying the minds of individuals, politicians, business leaders, and civil society organizations across the globe.
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Victoria Generao joins our blog team with the post “Microsoft’s Underwater Data Center Is Actually Working, Says CEO” at
Recent interesting blog posts include:
“Albert Camus and the Absurd — Life Extension and the Big Picture” by Eric Schulke at
“A two-atom quantum duet” by Saúl Morales Rodriguéz at
“Blockchain millionaire plans smart city in Nevada desert” by Klaus Baldauf at
“Broadcasting Network Uses Artificial Intelligence News Anchor” by Shailesh Prasad at
“Custom-Grown Bones, and Other Wild Advances in Regenerative Medicine” by Shailesh Prasad at
“Do gut bacteria make a second home in our brains?” by Xavier Rosseel at
“Dubai Police Receive First Delivery of Innovative Hoversurf Drone, Begin Training” by Genevieve O’Hagan at
“Dutch couple to drive a solar-powered, 3D-printed vehicle to the South Pole” by Paul Gonçalves at
“Earth has two extra, hidden ‘moons’” by Alberto Lao at
“Earth Is Getting Hit by Too Much Antimatter, and Nobody Knows Why” by Michael Lance at
“Electrical properties of dendrites help explain our brain’s unique computing power” by Marcos Than Esponda at
“First Perihelion: Into the Unknown with Parker Solar Probe” by Michael Lance at
“Four base units of measure in the metric system about to be changed” by Saúl Morales Rodriguéz at
“Here’s Our Plan If We Meet Aliens” by Michael Lance at
“How biologists are creating life-like cells from scratch” by Derick Lee at
“In Defense of Elon Musk” by Klaus Baldauf at
“Investors are pouring money into startups that are trying to find a cure for aging” by Edward Futurem at
“Japan Develops World’s First Test to Detect Cancer via Urine Samples” by Nicholi Avery at
“MIT plans for a giant laser ‘porch light’ in space to attract aliens” by Shailesh Prasad at
“Musk: Tesla Pickup Truck Will Be Straight Out of ‘Blade Runner’” by Victoria Generao at
“New flexible, transparent, wearable biopatch, improves cellular observation, drug delivery” by Saúl Morales Rodriguéz at
“Parents’ guts tell tales to their children” by Xavier Rosseel at
“Philosophy Professor Sees ‘Plato’s Cave’ in Today’s Technologies by Nicholi Avery at
“Physicists wrangled electrons into a quantum fractal” by Genevieve O’Hagan at
“Plasma NAD+ Levels Decline Significantly with Age” by Steve Hill at
“Quantum ‘compass’ promises navigation without using GPS” by Klaus Baldauf at
“Quantum systems: Same, but different” by Xavier Rosseel at
“Ray Kurzweil — Human Level AI is Just 12 Years Away” by Shailesh Prasad at
“Ripples in Space-Time Could Reveal the Shape of Wormholes” by Genevieve O’Hagan at
“‘Robots need human rights’: Why activists want a better life for machines” by Zoltan Istvan at
“Samsung will soon test TVs that can be controlled with your brain” by Genevieve O’Hagan at
“Scientists Develop Liquid Fuel That Can Store The Sun’s Energy For Up to 18 Years” by Shailesh Prasad at
“Scientists to create ‘truly unhackable’ network based on quantum physics” by Shailesh Prasad at
“SpaceX’s ‘Starman’ and Its Tesla Roadster Are Now Beyond Mars” by Alberto Lao at
“Superbugs pose a dangerous, $65 billion threat to the US health-care system” by Derick Lee at
“Therapy that Dramatically Slows Alzheimers has Passed Final Clinical Phase” by Steve Hill at
“The Science of Aging” by Montie Adkins at
“UK companies microchip employees, sparking fears from unions” by Genevieve O’Hagan at
“Wellcome and Gates join bold European open-access plan” by Derick Lee at
“What If Genetically Modified People Became the Norm?” by Nicholi Avery at
“When Galaxies Merge, The Black Holes In Their Hearts Fuse Together” by Michael Lance at
“The Wonders and Worries of ‘Extinct Animal’ Zoos” by B.J. Murphy at
“World’s Largest Neuromorphic Supercomputer Activated” by Steve Nichols at
“Your Cell Phone Could Cause Cancer — Under Very Specific Conditions” by Victoria Generao at

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