public health

antiagingDemographics and the Transition to Over 200 Year Lifespans

The UN population projections assume that world lifespans increase from 72.6 today to 77 in 2050 and then about 82 in 2100. There are already populations that have life expectancy over 92 years. Asian American women in New Jersey life …

air pollutionDehli Air Pollution is Seven Times Higher Than Beijing

India is taking over from China as the country with the worst air pollution. Dehli levels of dangerous particles (PM2.5, 2.5 micron) are about seven times higher than in the Chinese capital Beijing. An Indian health ministry official said the …

air pollutionChina Reduces Major Air Pollution By 60-72% From 2014 to 2017

China started a war on air pollution and they are making progress. The team found that between 2014 and 2017, China’s annual power plant emissions of sulphur dioxide, nitrogen oxide and particulate matter dropped by 65%, 60% and 72% each …

businessTen Times Cheaper But Better Food is Going to Radically Change Your World

Nextbigfuture interviewed Tony Seba of RethinkX on their latest analysis of emerging global technology disruption. The new emerging technology is combining synthetic biology was fermentation to transform agriculture and many aspects of industry. In 2017, RethinkX and Tony Seba put …

foodKFC Glazed Donut Fried Chicken Sandwich Seems Like a Lethal Weapon

KFC has introduced a glazed donut fried chicken sandwich. It has an extra crispy chicken breast and two glazed donuts. This is about 910 calories. This has been offered at smaller restaurants but KFC is the first major fast-food chain …

genetic engineering7 Instances Where Paternity Test Is HIGHLY Recommended

There might be a lot of reasons why your child might insist on a paternity test. Some of them just want to know the family history while others want to reassure a few doubts. There are also some cases where …

grapheneGraphene-lined Clothing Could Prevent Mosquito Bites

Graphene sheets can block the signals mosquitos use to identify a blood meal, potentially enabling a new chemical-free approach to mosquito bite prevention. Researchers showed that multilayer graphene can provide a two-fold defense against mosquito bites. The ultra-thin yet strong …

antiagingVenture Capital Investment in Disruptive Technology #suglobalsummit

A Bold Perspective on Investing: Neal Bhadkamkar, General Partner, Bold Capital Partners Neal brings more than 30 years of investment and start-up experience as General Partner of BOLD. Previously, Neal was co-founder and General Partner of Monitor Ventures (an early …

medicineCold Plasma Kills 99.9% of Airborne Viruses

A nonthermal plasma reactor was able to inactivate or remove from the airstream 99.9% of a test virus, with the vast majority due to inactivation.