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Feb 10, 2018

‘Altered Carbon’ and TV’s New Wave of Transhumanism

Posted by in categories: food, life extension, neuroscience, transhumanism

But Altered Carbon is only the latest bit of transhumanism to hit TV recently. From Black Mirror’s cookies and Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams’ mind-invading telepaths and alien bodysnatchers to Star Trek: Discovery’s surgical espionage and Travelers’ time-jumping consciousness, the classic tropes of body-hopping, body-swapping, and otherwise commandeering has exploded in an era on the brink, one in which longevity technology is accelerating more rapidly than ever, all while most people still trying to survive regular threats to basic corporeal health and safety.

Nobody wants these dumb meat-sack bodies anymore. Now TV is asking if what replaces them will be any better.

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Feb 3, 2018

India’s farmed chickens dosed with world’s strongest antibiotics, study finds

Posted by in categories: biotech/medical, food, health, sustainability

Warning over wider global health impacts after findings reveal hundreds of tonnes of colistin – the ‘antibiotic of last resort’ – are being shipped to India’s farms.

Thu 1 Feb 2018 05.50 EST Last modified on Thu 1 Feb 2018 11.20 EST.

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Feb 3, 2018

‘Game Changer’: Maya Cities Unearthed In Guatemala Forest Using Lasers

Posted by in categories: food, military

The technology provides them with an unprecedented view into how the ancient civilization worked and lived, revealing almost industrial agricultural infrastructure and new insights into warfare.

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Feb 2, 2018

How a hungry, hardy bacteria eats toxic metals and excretes gold nuggets

Posted by in categories: energy, food

If the goose that laid the golden egg had a real-life counterpart, it would be C. metallidurans. This hardy little bacterium consumes toxic metals and excretes tiny gold nuggets, but how and why it does so has never been fully understood. Now, German and Australian researchers have peered inside the microorganism and figured out that mechanism.

C. metallidurans has carved out a nice little niche for itself, usually living in soils full of heavy metals, which are toxic to most other microorganisms. But this bacteria has evolved a defense mechanism to help it not only survive but thrive under those conditions, and its ability to turn toxic compounds into gold is well known enough to once earn it a place in an alchemy art installation.

“Apart from the toxic heavy metals, living conditions in these soils are not bad,” says Dietrich H. Nies, an author on the new study. “There is enough hydrogen to conserve energy and nearly no competition. If an organism chooses to survive here, it has to find a way to protect itself from these toxic substances.”

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Jan 27, 2018

Microbes may help feed astronauts on future deep-space missions

Posted by in categories: biological, food, space

Food for astronauts during future deep-space missions may be produced from their own waste, a new study suggests.

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Jan 25, 2018

Bioquark Inc. — In Touch Rugby Magazine — Ira Pastor

Posted by in categories: aging, biotech/medical, disruptive technology, DNA, food, health, life extension, neuroscience, science, singularity

Feature. Diet & Nutrition. Changing your look and your bio-chemical standing to a energy rich state and improving immunity and age resistence using natural plants, herbs and poultries. Feature. Part 1.

Jan 22, 2018

Want to Live Longer? Eat More Fruits and Vegetables

Posted by in categories: food, health

Eat more fruits and veggies to live longer says a massive 2017 research study. Report also shows some fruits are bad for the health.

Want to live longer? Eat more fruits and veggies says a 2017 massive research study. Report also showed some fruits are bad for the health.

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Jan 22, 2018

Why Are These People Eating Pills of Poop? (Medical Fecal Transplants)

Posted by in categories: biotech/medical, business, food, life extension

The straight poop on fecal transplants. Scientists think fecal transplants help us live longer, healthier lives.

Quote: “Seres Therapeutics is one of the more promising names in poop.”

Here’s the straight poop on fecal transplants, a new medical procedure which physicians use to treat infections. Geroscientists suspect that fecal transplants could help us live longer, healthier lives by giving us a microbiome upgrade. [This report was originally published on LongevityFacts.com. Author: Brady Hartman]

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Jan 18, 2018

Food store AI sees what you put in basket

Posted by in categories: food, robotics/AI

Jump to media player A prototype system spots what shoppers pick up so that they can avoid queuing to pay at the till.

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Jan 17, 2018

How Close Are We to Farming Human Body Parts?

Posted by in categories: biotech/medical, food

Watch How Close Are We to Farming Human Body Parts?, a Biotech video from Seeker.

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