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Dec 11, 2019

How real-world science sets The Expanse apart from other sci-fi shows

Posted by in categories: physics, science, space

On 13 December, Amazon Prime will air the fourth season of The Expanse, a hardboiled space drama renowned for its working-class characters and real-world space physics. Showrunner Naren Shankar is part of the reason the science checks out. The veteran writer and producer for programs such as Star Trek: The Next Generation, Farscape, and the police procedural CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, has a doctorate in applied physics and electrical engineering.

Shankar chatted with about why he feels it’s important to have a realistic sci-fi show, and how television work is like the scientific peer-review process.

This interview has been edited for clarity and length.

Dec 10, 2019

Beneficial Viruses and the Human Virome — ideaXme — Dr. Jack Stapleton, MD, — University of Iowa College of Medicine — Ira Pastor

Posted by in categories: aging, bioengineering, biotech/medical, DNA, genetics, health, science, transhumanism

Dec 3, 2019

Ms. Nina Khera — 13 Year Old Longevity Biotech Researcher and Entrepreneur — Founder and CEO of Biotein — ideaXme — Ira Pastor

Posted by in categories: aging, bioengineering, biotech/medical, business, DNA, genetics, life extension, robotics/AI, science, transhumanism

Dec 2, 2019

How suspicions of spying threaten cross-border science

Posted by in categories: military, quantum physics, science

An intelligence startup warns that China is exploiting Western quantum scientists for military ends. The evidence is thin, but tensions are rising.

Nov 27, 2019

Multiverse Theories Are Bad for Science

Posted by in categories: cosmology, science

New books by a physicist and science journalist mount aggressive but ultimately unpersuasive defenses of multiverses.

Nov 22, 2019

Integrating Science And Religion To Uncover New Ideas And Truths

Posted by in categories: biotech/medical, health, quantum physics, science

Ira Pastor, ideaXme exponential health ambassador and founder of Bioquark, interviews Sister Ilia Delio PhD. OSF, a Franciscan Sister (Order of St Francis of Washington, DC) who holds the Josephine C. Connelly Endowed Chair in Theology at Villanova University.

Ira Pastor Comments:

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Nov 21, 2019

Is There Actually Science Behind ‘Dopamine Fasting’?

Posted by in categories: neuroscience, science

The trendy concept of “dopamine fasting” actually finds its roots in established addiction therapies.

Nov 18, 2019

What Happens When We Die? Insights from Resuscitation Science, Sessions 1 & 2

Posted by in category: science

By the new york academy of sciences on livestream — livestream.com

Nov 17, 2019

RNA Therapies — Professor Dr. Lorna Harries, PhD — University of Exeter Medical School — ideaXme — Ira Pastor

Posted by in categories: aging, biotech/medical, chemistry, DNA, genetics, health, life extension, posthumanism, science, transhumanism

Nov 16, 2019

Filipina High School Student Discovered ‘Aratiles’ Fruit as Potential Cure for Diabetes, Wins Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) in Phoenix, Arizona, USA

Posted by in categories: biotech/medical, education, engineering, science

This 16-year-old high school student from Iloilo went viral after discovering the properties of Aratiles fruit or Sarisa that can cure diabetes.

The young Filipina scientist was identified as Maria Isabel Layson, was one of the winners of the 2019 National Science and Technology Fair (NSTF), that was held last February.

She was also one of the 12 candidates sent to the International Science and Engineering Fair in Phoenix, Arizona USA to represent the Philippines in one of the biggest pre-college science research competition in the world and was the first in her batch to receive Gokongwei Brothers Foundation Young Scientist Award.

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