Medicine

agricultureNext-biotics is Using Engineered Bacteria to Improve Food Production and Medicine

Startup next-biotics is using synthetic biology to drastically enhance bacteriophage stability and efficacy. Engineered biology allows them to efficiently destroy pathogens, enhance animal nutrition and promote animal health in an antibiotic free way. Their first product will be a feed …

medicineThe World May Be Warming But Our Bodies Are Cooling

Previous studies believed older measurements of human body temperature at 98.6F (37.0C) were wrong but a new has found a 0.03C cooling for every decade later someone is born. The average body temperature in the study is 36.41C (97.5F). Men …

chinaChina’s Birthrate Drops to 70 Year Low

China’s birthrate fell in 2019 to 10.48 which is a 70 year low. This is between the US at 12 and Japan at 8. This means that China’s 1.4 billion people had 14.65 million births. This is down 565,000 from …

antiagingAntiaging Treatments that are Closest to FDA Approval

There are a few dozen antiaging rejuvenation treatments that are progressing through pre-clinical and clinical trials. Lifespan.io is tracking the antiaging rejuvenation treatments on a rejuvenation roadmap. Two treatments are in phase 3 clinical trial. Samumed is developing drugs for …

brainBrain Barriers Breached to Attack Tumors

The brain has barriers to protect itself from bacteria and other pathogens but if infections and diseases get past those barriers then the immune system is also kept out. Yale researchers have found a way to get immune system rescuers …

environmentMillimeter Wide Xenobots Are New Robots Made from Living Cells

Researchers have scraped living cells from frogs and reused them to make robots from living cells. Millimeter robots have been made from living cells (cells scraped from frogs). They are living robots that could be used for smart drug delivery, …

artificial intelligenceArk Invest’s Big Five Technologies in 2020 Will Be Worth Multiple Trillions Around 2030

Ark Invest has 11 Big Ideas for 2020. However, Five Ideas are clearly the biggest. AI and Sequencing will supercharge biotechnology for nearly $10 trillion in impact by 2024. $5 to 10 Trillion in Market Value by 2025 Biotech R&D …

antiagingTechnology Progresses While Problems Remain Unsolved

When futurists predict that technology X will be developed, there is a common reply from people who do not know the history of technology. The replies are variations of “Technology X will be developed after we solve Y”. Y can …

antiagingUnderdog Pharma Could Reverse Cardiovascular Disease Which is the Leading Medical Problem

Underdog Pharma is developing disease-modifying treatments for atherosclerosis and other age-related diseases. They want to prevent or reverse atherosclerosis by removing a harmful lipid known as 7-ketocholesterol (7KC) from the arterial walls. Underdog has a molecule that can extract the …

algorithmsParticle Accelerator on a Chip Will Reach a Million Electron Volts by End of 2020

Scientists at Stanford and SLAC have created a silicon chip that can accelerate electrons using an infrared laser to deliver, in less than a hair’s width, the sort of energy boost that takes microwaves many feet. Above – This image, …