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 →

Gizmos & Gadgets: Meet the Smartphone Ultrasound App for Diagnostic Imaging

October 29, 2017 – A Connecticut-based company, Butterfly Network, founded in 2011, is about to deliver an ultrasound wand that creates high-quality images and shows them on a ... Continue Reading →

Base Pair Editing – CRISPR’s New Trick Has Enormous Potential for Correcting Genetically-Caused Diseases

October 26, 2017 – Editing DNA is what CRISPR/Cas9 is all about. With the Cas9 protein, geneticists today can remove a bad gene from a chromosome and replace it with a healthy ... Continue Reading →

CRISPR Takes on Messenger RNA to End Huntington’s Disease and ALS

October 15, 2017 – The DNA editing tool known as CRISPR is about to tackle the creator of aberrant proteins that lead to Huntington’s Disease and Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis ... Continue Reading →

Is the World Getting Better?

October 12, 2017 – Just got back from a week away with my wife, daughter, and son-in-law, visiting family in Atlanta, Georgia. Happy to say there were no mass shootings while ... Continue Reading →

Consumer Genetic Testing Goes Mainstream to Help Screen for Breast and Ovarian Cancer Risk

September 26, 2017 – Color Genomics has introduced a screening test that indicates whether you have two gene mutations that put you at higher risk for developing breast cancer. ... Continue Reading →

GMO Mosquito Technology May Be Our Best Weapon Against The Latest Super Malaria Outbreak

September 22, 2017 – The fear and uncertainty spread by those who feel that genetically modified anything is bad needs to be weighed against mosquito spread infections that are ... Continue Reading →

Gizmos & Gadgets: Augmented Reality is Coming to the Surgical Suite

September 20, 2017 – Israel based, AUGmedics is the inventor of an augmented reality technology designed to enhance the performance of surgeons doing spinal operations. Called ... Continue Reading →