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Prof. Anders Sandberg – Just how big can the future be?

Prof. Anders Sandberg spoke to a gathering of the Manchester Futurists about expansive future scenarios for civilization. Anders Sandberg’s research at the Future of Humanity Institute...
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DARPA Announces New Funding For a High-Resolution, Implantable Neural Interface

DARPA announced yesterday that it has awarded contracts to five research groups and one company as part of its Neural Engineering System Design program. The six...
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Breakthrough Device Can Easily Reprogram Tissue Directly in The Body

Scientists from The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center and Ohio State's College of Engineering have published a paper in Nature Nanotechnology describing a...
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CRISPR Gene Therapy Can Be Applied Through the Skin to Reverse Obesity and Treat...

Researchers from the University of Chicago have developed a way to apply gene therapy via skin transplantation that could enable the reversal of obesity and the...
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Dr. Mitalipov on His Breakthrough Paper That Describes Editing Human Embryos With CRISPR/Cas9

Dr. Shoukhrat Mitalipov and other scientists discuss the recent breakthrough paper Dr. Mitalipov and his international team published in Nature on Wednesday which describes...
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Data Shows China’s Stunning Rise in Science and Technology Research

Data from the 2016 US National Science Foundation report on global Science & Engineering Indicators shows the stunning ascendancy of China's research and development...
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Study Shows Injectable Electronic Neural Lace Melds With Neurons Without Causing Immune Response

In step forward for Elon Musk's neural lace and transhumanists everywhere, a new paper published this month by researchers at Harvard University reports on...
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Aubrey de Grey – Do You Want to Live Forever? – Documentary

Do You Want to Live Forever? is a 2007 documentary by film maker Christopher Sykes that delves into the life and work of the enigmatic...
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Breakthrough Drug Restores Brain Function in Alzheimer’s Animal Model – Large-Scale Clinical Trial Now...

Scientists from the Technical University of Munich have published a new paper showing that using a BACE inhibitor drug reduces the amount of amyloid beta in...
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Scientists Regenerate Retinal Cells and Restore Vision in the Eyes of Adult Mice Using...

A group of scientists from the University of Washington have shown in new research published in Nature that they can regenerate the retina cells in...
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