“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 →

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 →

The Impending Medical Revolution as Expressed by X-Prize Founder Peter Diamandis

October 5, 2014 – Rather than paraphrase the content of an e-mail I received yesterday from Peter Diamandis I am reproducing it largely in full. It is a statement about the revolution ... Continue Reading →

Biomedicine Update: The Human Brain Project is All Systems Go

The 21st century is the century of the brain according to scientists and researchers from 135 institutions around the globe who have launched the Human Brain Project this week. Their ... Continue Reading →

Biomedicine & Computing Update: BiFi, Biology, Engineering and Artifical Life

BiFi is to biology as WiFi is to computers. It is a technology being pioneered by researchers at Stanford University and other institutions, looking at bioengineering techniques for ... Continue Reading →

The Pursuit of Intelligent Machines: Part 5 – The Human-Machine Interface

Remember the Six Million Dollar Man? Colonel Steve Austin, an astronaut, crashes a test plane and is badly injured. Scientists and physicians reconstruct him using bionic parts. This ... Continue Reading →