Another Reason to Think the Doomsday Clock is Moving Closer to the Stroke of Midnight

January 10, 2018 – The new American administration, merely one-year-old, has chosen to lift its ban on the funding of experiments to make pathogens more dangerous. In a December ... Continue Reading →

Curing An Inherited Form of Blindness at $425,000 Per Eye Shouldn’t be Called a Breakthrough

January 5, 2018 – A gene therapy that received U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval this week is designed to restore vision to people with biallelic RPE65 mutation-associated ... Continue Reading →

Where We Will See Technology Breakthroughs in 2018: Part 2

January 2, 2018 – In yesterday’s posting I wrote about the science and technology trends I anticipate will continue to produce both innovative and disruptive change to ... Continue Reading →

Where We Will See Technology Breakthroughs in 2018: Part 1

January 1, 2018 – Scientific research and technological innovation continue to disrupt humanity’s status quo as the pace of change accelerates. In the more than nine years ... Continue Reading →

Immortality is on the Agenda for Some Nobel Laureates and Billionaires Out to Make a Fast Buck

December 15, 2017 – A molecule named NAD, short for Nicotinamide Adenine Dinucleotide, is a coenzyme within the cell that plays a critical role in repairing DNA. Earlier this ... Continue Reading →

New Evidence for Abundance States Peter Diamandis

December 4, 2017 – In a recent email blast from Peter Diamandis, he gives his perspective on the future stating we are barraged by negative news while the evidence of abundance ... Continue Reading →

Personalized Precision Medicine May Soon Lead to a Personal Flu Shot

November 30, 2017 – If you are a reader in the Northern Hemisphere and haven’t had a flu shot as of yet, you may want to consider getting one. My wife and I have been getting ... Continue Reading →

Survey of 3,240 Americans Crystal Balls the Future and What We Will See

November 18, 2017 – Considering how disinformation and alternative facts have become mainstream in America these days, this survey done by Fluent, a New York City-based market ... Continue Reading →

“All of Us” Project to Use Fitness Trackers to Study One Million People From Their Genome to Lifestyles

November 14, 2017 – The Scripps Research Institute will be handing out fitness trackers to help in the U.S. National Institute of Health‘s (NIH) “All of Us” ... Continue Reading →

The Crystal Ball Musings of Ray Kurzweil – More Often Than Not He Is Dead On

November 7, 2017 – In the past two weeks, I’ve watched two interviews given by Ray Kurzweil, Co-founder and Chancellor of Singularity University, and Director of Engineering ... Continue Reading →