Key Regenerative Stem Cell found which could lead to human regeneration and antiaging

Researchers at the Stowers Institute for Medical Research have captured the one cell that is capable of regenerating an entire organism (flatworm). These used a technique that combines genomics, single-cell analysis, flow cytometry and imaging, scientists have isolated this amazing regenerative cell – a subtype of the long-studied adult pluripotent stem cell – before it …

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300 years ago there was the world’s first inflation adjusted biotech billionaire

Han Sloane achieved great wealth about 300 years ago and it was from what we would term biotech today. I recently went on an excellent tour of the British Museum. Retired lawyer Allan Lawson provided the tour and provided great stories like the story of Hans Sloane. There were also insights into the how public …

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Biotech, Machine Learning and Healthcare in 2020 and 2025

A 2017, report Grand View Research projects the global biotechnology market is expected to reach USD 727.1 billion by 2025. In 2017, the biotech sector has a total market value of US $370 billion. Global health care spend projected to reach $8.7 trillion by 2020 according to Deloitte. % of GDP spent on health care …

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Xi and China does not like crypto speculation and ICO scams but loves Blockchain Technology

“A new generation of technology represented by artificial intelligence, quantum information, mobile communications, internet of things and blockchain is accelerating breakthrough applications,” Chinese President Xi Jinping said Monday, according to a translation of his remarks. China does not like crypto speculation and ICO scams but loves Blockchain Technology Beijing has effectively halted bitcoin trading domestically, …

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Peter Attia has a clinician approach to longevity and discusses Rapamycin dosage

Peter Attia is the founder of Attia Medical, PC, a medical practice with offices in San Diego and New York City, focusing on the applied science of longevity. He spoke with Joe Rogan about longevity. Peter lists three things that can increase longevity. * Calorie Restriction- nutrient restriction * Rapamycin taken in a pulsatile way. …

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Survey humanitarian AI applications – AI Forum C2 Montreal #C2M18

This morning there is another panel for the AI Forum at the C2 Montreal Panel: AI for good This panel will survey humanitarian AI applications — how AI is being implemented to help charities and climate change initiatives, for example — and encourage participants to conceptualize their own inspiring humanitarian AI projects. Panelists: Stephen Spittle, …

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CRISPR-Cas9 has been use to stop HIV in infected T cells

Scientists in Japan have used CRISPR-Cas9 technology to stop human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) replication in latently infected T cells that can’t be controlled using existing drug treatments. The gene-editing approach effectively disrupts two regulatory HIV-1 genes, tat and rev, which are essential for viral replication. Describing their in vitro studies in Scientific Reports, …

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