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Imagine A Future of Reproduction Without Sex

October 3, 2016 – In Peter Diamandis’ latest email blast he talks about the impact of technology on sex and reproduction including topics such as: reproduction without sex, ... Continue Reading →

Gizmos & Gadgets: A Wearable Device To Help Diagnose Balance Issues

September 18, 2016 – If you are familiar with BPPV then you want to read this? Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo is a vestibular (inner ear) balance problem caused by microscopic ... Continue Reading →
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Can You Cure Colour Blindness? No, But You Can Do the Next Best Thing

June 28, 2016 – The term colour blindness is a misnomer. People who suffer from it are not really blind to colour they just have a reduced ability to see the range of colours ... Continue Reading →
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Modeling Human Diseases with Stem Cells May Preempt Them

June 28, 2016 – Using stem cells to cure metabolic diseases in humans is the goal of Professor Qiurong Ding, Institute for Nutritional Science, Shanghai, China. Ding who spoke ... Continue Reading →
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Scientists Launch Project to Synthesize Human DNA From Scratch

June 3, 2016 – It has been more than a decade-and-a-half since scientists mapped the entire human genome back in 2001. Now some have decided it is time to develop the ability ... Continue Reading →
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Peter Diamandis Talks About Nanotechnology

May 18, 2016 – I regularly share with readers of 21st Century Tech blog, email content I receive from Peter Diamandis, of Ansari XPrize fame, one of the truly innovative thinkers ... Continue Reading →
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Stem Cell Research Leading to Regenerative Tissue Therapy

April 12, 2016 – Need hip replacement or a new knee? Well if you can wait a half decade you may be among the first to experience regenerative stem cell therapy, a repair system ... Continue Reading →
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What Does it Take to Make Synthetic Life? – 473 genes

March 30, 2016 – Your first questions may be: “Why would we create synthetic life?” “Aren’t we playing at being gods?” For question one the answer ... Continue Reading →
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CRISPR Used to Correct Defective Gene in Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

January 3, 2016 – Genomics tool, CRISPR is altering the way we fight heritable diseases. The acronym stands for clustered, regularly interspaced short palindromic repeats. I first ... Continue Reading →
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Reinventing Afterlife – AI Company on a Mission to Bring You Back After You Die

November 27, 2015 – This sounds like science fiction at its spookiest but a Los Angeles-based artificial intelligence company called Humai, short for Human Resurrection Through ... Continue Reading →