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23Apr

Engines of Life. Nanotechnology Rebuild Medicine from Within

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In the mid-1980s, evidence started to emerge from labs across the world confirming that scientists were finally able to reach the nano level in experimental conditions and not just with their theories.

09Apr

Medicine Will Advance More in the Next 10 Years Than It Did in the Last 100

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Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, recently announced a $3 billion effort to cure all disease during the lifetime of their daughter, Max.

29Feb

Extending Human Longevity With Regenerative Medicine

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Lizards can regrow entire limbs. Flatworms, starfish, and sea cucumbers regrow entire bodies. Sharks constantly replace lost teeth, often growing over 20,000 teeth throughout their lifetimes. How can we translate these near-superpowers to humans?

The answer: through the cutting-edge innovations of regenerative medicine.

18Feb

Why Designing Our Own Biology Will Be the Next Big Thing in Medicine

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It’s hard to watch a loved one get sick. Their eyes go glassy. Their breathing is punctuated by body-wracking coughs. Feverish and aching, they struggle to get out of bed.

Hard as these symptoms are to witness, they’re so familiar you don’t need a medical degree to know it’s probably a bad cold and maybe the flu. Get some rest, hydrate, pop some ibuprofen, see a doctor if the symptoms significantly worsen - and wash your hands, for heaven’s sake.

04Jan

A Revolution In Medicine: Ray Kurzweil

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Ray Kurzweil predicts a revolution in health & medicine due to biotechnology breakthroughs.

James Bedsol interviewed Ray Kurzweil, one of the world’s leading minds on artificial intelligence, technology and futurism, in his Google office in Mountain View, CA, February 15, 2017.