Lifeboat News #194

#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.
 
Learn more at https://www.undoing-aging.org

Books

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.
 
Learn more at https://amzn.to/2S9F0qG

Blog

Victoria Generao joins our blog team with the post “Microsoft’s Underwater Data Center Is Actually Working, Says CEO” at https://lifeboat.com/blog/2018/11/micro...says-ceo
 
Recent interesting blog posts include:
 
“Albert Camus and the Absurd — Life Extension and the Big Picture” by Eric Schulke at https://lifeboat.com/blog/2018/11/alber...-picture
 
“A two-atom quantum duet” by Saúl Morales Rodriguéz at https://lifeboat.com/blog/2018/11/a-two...tum-duet
 
“Blockchain millionaire plans smart city in Nevada desert” by Klaus Baldauf at https://lifeboat.com/blog/2018/11/block...a-desert
 
“Broadcasting Network Uses Artificial Intelligence News Anchor” by Shailesh Prasad at https://lifeboat.com/blog/2018/11/broad...s-anchor
 
“Custom-Grown Bones, and Other Wild Advances in Regenerative Medicine” by Shailesh Prasad at https://lifeboat.com/blog/2018/11/custo...medicine
 
“Do gut bacteria make a second home in our brains?” by Xavier Rosseel at https://lifeboat.com/blog/2018/11/do-gu...r-brains
 
“Dubai Police Receive First Delivery of Innovative Hoversurf Drone, Begin Training” by Genevieve O’Hagan at https://lifeboat.com/blog/2018/11/dubai...training
 
“Dutch couple to drive a solar-powered, 3D-printed vehicle to the South Pole” by Paul Gonçalves at https://lifeboat.com/blog/2018/11/dutch...uth-pole
 
“Earth has two extra, hidden ‘moons’” by Alberto Lao at https://lifeboat.com/blog/2018/11/earth...en-moons
 
“Earth Is Getting Hit by Too Much Antimatter, and Nobody Knows Why” by Michael Lance at https://lifeboat.com/blog/2018/11/earth...nows-why
 
“Electrical properties of dendrites help explain our brain’s unique computing power” by Marcos Than Esponda at https://lifeboat.com/blog/2018/11/elect...ng-power
 
“First Perihelion: Into the Unknown with Parker Solar Probe” by Michael Lance at https://lifeboat.com/blog/2018/11/first...ar-probe
 
“Four base units of measure in the metric system about to be changed” by Saúl Morales Rodriguéz at https://lifeboat.com/blog/2018/11/four-...-changed
 
“Here’s Our Plan If We Meet Aliens” by Michael Lance at https://lifeboat.com/blog/2018/11/heres...t-aliens
 
“How biologists are creating life-like cells from scratch” by Derick Lee at https://lifeboat.com/blog/2018/11/how-b...-scratch
 
“In Defense of Elon Musk” by Klaus Baldauf at https://lifeboat.com/blog/2018/11/in-de...lon-musk
 
“Investors are pouring money into startups that are trying to find a cure for aging” by Edward Futurem at https://lifeboat.com/blog/2018/11/inves...or-aging
 
“Japan Develops World’s First Test to Detect Cancer via Urine Samples” by Nicholi Avery at https://lifeboat.com/blog/2018/11/japan...-samples
 
“MIT plans for a giant laser ‘porch light’ in space to attract aliens” by Shailesh Prasad at https://lifeboat.com/blog/2018/11/mit-p...t-aliens
 
“Musk: Tesla Pickup Truck Will Be Straight Out of ‘Blade Runner’” by Victoria Generao at https://lifeboat.com/blog/2018/11/musk-...e-runner
 
“New flexible, transparent, wearable biopatch, improves cellular observation, drug delivery” by Saúl Morales Rodriguéz at https://lifeboat.com/blog/2018/11/new-f...delivery
 
“Parents’ guts tell tales to their children” by Xavier Rosseel at https://lifeboat.com/blog/2018/11/paren...children
 
“Philosophy Professor Sees ‘Plato’s Cave’ in Today’s Technologies by Nicholi Avery at https://lifeboat.com/blog/2018/11/philo...nologies
 
“Physicists wrangled electrons into a quantum fractal” by Genevieve O’Hagan at https://lifeboat.com/blog/2018/11/physi...-fractal
 
“Plasma NAD+ Levels Decline Significantly with Age” by Steve Hill at https://lifeboat.com/blog/2018/11/plasm...with-age
 
“Quantum ‘compass’ promises navigation without using GPS” by Klaus Baldauf at https://lifeboat.com/blog/2018/11/quant...sing-gps
 
“Quantum systems: Same, but different” by Xavier Rosseel at https://lifeboat.com/blog/2018/11/quant...ifferent
 
“Ray Kurzweil — Human Level AI is Just 12 Years Away” by Shailesh Prasad at https://lifeboat.com/blog/2018/11/ray-k...s-away-2
 
“Ripples in Space-Time Could Reveal the Shape of Wormholes” by Genevieve O’Hagan at https://lifeboat.com/blog/2018/11/rippl...ormholes
 
“‘Robots need human rights’: Why activists want a better life for machines” by Zoltan Istvan at https://lifeboat.com/blog/2018/11/robot...machines
 
“Samsung will soon test TVs that can be controlled with your brain” by Genevieve O’Hagan at https://lifeboat.com/blog/2018/11/samsu...ur-brain
 
“Scientists Develop Liquid Fuel That Can Store The Sun’s Energy For Up to 18 Years” by Shailesh Prasad at https://lifeboat.com/blog/2018/11/scien...18-years
 
“Scientists to create ‘truly unhackable’ network based on quantum physics” by Shailesh Prasad at https://lifeboat.com/blog/2018/11/scien...-physics
 
“SpaceX’s ‘Starman’ and Its Tesla Roadster Are Now Beyond Mars” by Alberto Lao at https://lifeboat.com/blog/2018/11/space...ond-mars
 
“Superbugs pose a dangerous, $65 billion threat to the US health-care system” by Derick Lee at https://lifeboat.com/blog/2018/11/super...e-system
 
“Therapy that Dramatically Slows Alzheimers has Passed Final Clinical Phase” by Steve Hill at https://lifeboat.com/blog/2018/11/thera...al-phase
 
“The Science of Aging” by Montie Adkins at https://lifeboat.com/blog/2018/11/the-s...of-aging
 
“UK companies microchip employees, sparking fears from unions” by Genevieve O’Hagan at https://lifeboat.com/blog/2018/11/uk-co...m-unions
 
“Wellcome and Gates join bold European open-access plan” by Derick Lee at https://lifeboat.com/blog/2018/11/wellc...ess-plan
 
“What If Genetically Modified People Became the Norm?” by Nicholi Avery at https://lifeboat.com/blog/2018/11/what-...the-norm
 
“When Galaxies Merge, The Black Holes In Their Hearts Fuse Together” by Michael Lance at https://lifeboat.com/blog/2018/11/when-...together
 
“The Wonders and Worries of ‘Extinct Animal’ Zoos” by B.J. Murphy at https://lifeboat.com/blog/2018/11/the-w...mal-zoos
 
“World’s Largest Neuromorphic Supercomputer Activated” by Steve Nichols at https://lifeboat.com/blog/2018/11/world...ctivated
 
“Your Cell Phone Could Cause Cancer — Under Very Specific Conditions” by Victoria Generao at https://lifeboat.com/blog/2018/11/your-...nditions

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