100 Plus was in the WSJ again this weekend under “Twelve Months of Reading”. Here’s the link.
Here’s the link.
Here’s the link — it should be a great discussion with lots of interesting people. Here’s a small synopsis and video promo: “Revolving around the theme “Writing the Future”, the conference will explore the world of media and communicating Transhumanism.”
Here’s the details: When I’m 164: The New Science of Anti-Aging and What Happens If It Succeeds October 10, 2012 – 6:00 PM SF Writer’s Grotto 490 Second St., 2nd Floor Free Do you want to live forever? Humans may
The people of Sweden are turning their garbage into waste. In fact, it has been so successful that there is a ‘scarcity’ of garbage and they are importing garbage from Norway. Here’s an article about it. For more on how
I’m proud to announce that 100 Plus has won the 4th annual Living Now Awards for a book on aging. http://www.independentpublisher.com/article.php?page=1577
Here’s a short review of 100 Plus by Jonathan Wei, a researcher who specializes in geniuses.
From Reuters: Doctors in Sweden have replaced a vital blocked blood vessel in a 10-year-old girl using the first vein grown in a lab from a patient’s own stem cells. The successful transplant operation, reported online in The Lancet medical
A good article on gene therapy from The Scientist: The concept is simple: if a mutated gene is causing a problem, replace or supplement it with a new, accurate copy. In theory, such a strategy could not just treat, but
Cancer, diabetes, Alzheimer’s — these are all diseases of aging, yet some people are willing to argue that aging is a good thing. That’s the question at hand at this Oxford University Scientific Society Debate between SENS Foundation Chief Science
Here’s a fun app from my friends over at 100Plus, the company (I’m an advisor). They are releasing this app at SXSW, but you can try it out even if you’re not attending.
Here’s a great article by Forbes columnist Bruno Aziza on big data and staying healthy. It also mentions 100Plus, a cool new company started by Chris Hogg that focuses on predicting your health. If you’re an engineer, designer, data hacker
Here’s my latest Big Think interview — this time on longevity and the family. From the transcript: “When we can live longer and healthier lives, there’s the question of what happens to many different areas of our lives. The family
The DOD is funding a lot of great work in regenerative medicine. Here’s yet another example developed at the University of Georgia’s Regenerative Bioscience Center. Thanks, DOD (and the folks over at DARPA).
Here’s a great article from PandoDaily discussing what gene sequencing companies like Halcyon might do now that another company (Oxford Nanopore) has managed to do cheap, fast, sequencing first. Halcyon board member Elon Musk has this to say: Halcyon has
Below is the video and here you will find the article that goes along with it. Jeff Glor, the correspondent who interviewed me, Peter Thiel, and Cynthia Kenyon, was super-smart and did a great job.
Here’s a link to an op-ed I wrote for a London-based financial newspaper on longevity and economics.
I was interviewed about 100 Plus by Dr. Michael Roizen today. He is co-author of the book, You The Owner’s Manual (with Dr. Oz). Dr. Roizen knows his stuff, making the interview really enjoyable since all the questions were super-relevant.
A 30-year old man in Baltimore had his cancerous trachea taken out and replaced with one grown for him in the lab. Now, he has a second chance at life and his 4-year-old daughter will have her father around. Scientists
Happy New year! In case you missed it, John Stossel hosted a fun series right before Christmas called “what a wonderful world” where he featured various authors and scientists, including me. Here’s a link to the video: http://www.foxbusiness.com/on-air/stossel/index.html#/v/1343254393001/do-you-want-to-live-to-be-200/?playlist_id=87530