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futureQuantum Sensing With Squeezed State of Light Reduces Noise

Oak Ridge National Labs (ORNL) has quantum sensors that use a “squeezed” state of light to greatly reduce statistical noise that occurs in ordinary light. This could impact a wide range of potential applications from airport security scanning to gravitational …

cancerNew Gene Targeting Cancer Drugs And Other Advances in Cancer Medicine

A new cancer drugs work by targeting tumors by their genetic make-up instead of where originate in the body. On November 26, 2018, the Food and Drug Administration granted accelerated approval to larotrectinib (VITRAKVI, Loxo Oncology Inc. and Bayer) for …

antiagingTwo Antiaging Treatments in Phase 3 Clinical Trials

Lifespan.io has a list of antiaging treatments and their stage of clinical approval. There are two treatments in phase 3 clinical trials and four in phase 2 clinical trials. The phase 2 clinical trials are two senescent cell treatments and …

cancerOver 60% of Previously Inoperable Pancreatic Cancers Now Removable

A combination treatment of intensive chemotherapy and radiation therapy, as well as the blood pressure drug losartan enables many previously inoperable pancreatic cancer tumors to be removed. The work was done at Massachusetts General Hospital and will expand to more …

artificial intelligenceFuture of Gene Sequencing, Genome Editing and Intelligence Enhancement

The Current state of the genetic component of intelligence was summarized in a recent research article at Frontiers in Human Neuroscience. Twin studies show that individual differences in human intelligence can largely (50%–80%) be explained by genetic influences making intelligence …

gene editingHuman Gene Editing of Embryos Will Be Safe and Effective Within Two Years

Safe production of gene-edited babies could be possible in just one or two years, and the head of China’s leading genetic research program says the need is now urgent for international regulations. Professor Yang Hui said his team had achieved …

asiaTest Tube Babies As Predictor of Future Intelligence Enhancement of Babies

For the next decade or two it will be far easier, cheaper and more effective to use gene sequencing to select the most intelligent embyro for test tube babies. Embryos are already having their genes sequenced to select against genetic …

businessAre You Accredited Investors Interested in Nextbigfuture Disruptive Technology?

If you are an accredited investor and have an interest in investing in the companies involved in Nextbigfuture style technology then contact me at blwang at gmail dot com. In the United States, to be considered an accredited investor, you …