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healthRobust Aging With National Exercise, Supplementation and Treatment Programs

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People over age 55 accounted for nearly half of total health spending in the U.S., despite representing over a quarter of the population. Those who have ever been diagnosed with diabetes, stroke, heart disease, cancer and emphysema, also had higher-than-average …

ecommerceScott Galloway and Maureen Mullen Predict Amazon Will Keep Winning in 2019

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Scott Galloway and Maureen Mullen had mostly successful predictions for digital technology in 2018. They predicted that Amazon would be the strongest of the big 4 (Facebook, Amazon, Apple, Google). For 2019, they are predicting that Amazon Media Group will …

diseaseChronic Gum Disease Bacteria Porphyromonas gingivalis (Pg) Drives Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) Pathology

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Porphyromonas gingivalis (Pg) – the bacterium commonly associated with chronic gum disease – appears to drive Alzheimer’s disease (AD) pathology. University of Louisville researcher has strong evidence connecting P. gingivalis and Alzheimer’s pathogenesis. In animal models, oral Pg infection led …

artificial intelligenceKurzweil talks about the current deep learning need for billions of examples or generation of examples

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Ray Kurzweil gives an MIT course 6.S099: Artificial General Intelligence. For this entire recording, Ray did not use slides, so the video does not show any slides. This class is free and open to everyone. The goal is to take …

agingIsrael looking at Advanced F15 with more range, new electronics, sensors and double the weapons

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Israel is working on two large procurement deals with the United States for jet fighters and helicopters to upgrade two IAF squadrons. Funding is to come from part of the MoU signed in September between Jerusalem and Washington that would …

artificial intelligenceSpacex Falcon 9 launch payload increased by 73% to 22,800 kilograms

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Spacex updated its website information on the payload that can be launched by the Falcon 9 and the Falcon Heavy. The Falcon 9 rocket is now rated for 22,800 kg (50,265 lb) into low earth orbit versus old data at …

antiagingCreating spacetime shortcuts with gravitational waveforms without exotic matter for possible FTL communication and FTL travel

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A region-delimited gravitational wave field can be constructed, such that a subset of geodesics crossing this region will move faster than nearby geodesics moving entirely inside flat spacetime, along a preferred direction. Null geodesics inside this region will move faster-than-light …

educationMilitary Budgets for 3rd to tenth place now and in 2020

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The Military Balance is The International Institute for Strategic Studies’ (IISS) annual assessment of the military capabilities and defence economics of 171 countries worldwide. France and Germany have seen a 25% drop in the value of the Euro since 2014 …

educationDamned Lies and the Military Budgets of China and the USA

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China announced an official 2015 military budget of $145 billion, which is a 10.1% increase from 2014. The Pentagon and global arms bodies estimate China’s actual military spending may be anywhere from 40 to 50 percent more because the official …

educationDARPA neural interfaced Prosthetic Limbs will allow sense of touch and targets tests in patient homes by 2019

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Rehabilitation experts at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine hope to one day give people with an arm amputation a prosthetic limb that not only moves like a natural one, but “feels” like it, too. They expect such sensation …