Lifeboat News #189

#189

Lifeboat News

This issue published on 04/01/18. Copyright 2018 Lifeboat Foundation. All Rights Reserved.

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Platinum Seal of Transparency from GuideStar

The Lifeboat Foundation now has the Platinum Seal of Transparency from GuideStar, the world’s largest source of information on nonprofit organizations.
 
Learn more at https://www.guidestar.org/profile/80-0034805

SENS Foundation Donor Appreciation Event

The SENS Foundation is having a Donor Appreciation Event on May 8th 4 pm to 7 pm at the San Francisco War Memorial & Performing Arts Center. This free event will include our Aubrey de Grey and the entire SENS Foundation team.
 
Share a pint and tasty appetizers, network with the community, and get the inside scoop on the latest advancements at SRF and in the rejuvenation biotechnology industry.
 
Learn more at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/sens-resea...72542084

Blog

Narendra Malewar joins our blog team with the post “Finding lost siblings of the Sun” at https://lifeboat.com/blog/2018/04/findi...-the-sun
 
Recent interesting blog posts include
 
“Aging is no laughing matter” by Nicola Bagala at https://lifeboat.com/blog/2018/05/aging...g-matter
 
“Antioxidant MitoQ Combats Vascular Aging in Human Study” by Steve Hill at https://lifeboat.com/blog/2018/05/antio...an-study
 
“Are we about to see the end of universities as we know them?” by Steve Nichols at https://lifeboat.com/blog/2018/05/are-w...now-them
 
“Biology Will Be the Next Great Computing Platform” by Marcos Than Esponda at https://lifeboat.com/blog/2018/05/biolo...platform
 
“Can We Train a Computer to Read Your Mind?” by Shane Hinshaw at https://lifeboat.com/blog/2018/05/can-w...our-mind
 
“China is monitoring employees’ brain waves and emotions — and the technology boosted one company’s profits” by Sean Cusack at https://lifeboat.com/blog/2018/05/china...-profits
 
“Creativity Is The Skill Of The Future” by Ian Hale at https://lifeboat.com/blog/2018/05/creat...e-future
 
“A Criminal Gang Used a Drone Swarm To Obstruct an FBI Hostage Raid” by Klaus Baldauf at https://lifeboat.com/blog/2018/05/a-cri...age-raid
 
“Deletion of single enzyme stops mice getting fat, no matter the diet” by Manuel Canovas Lechuga at https://lifeboat.com/blog/2018/05/delet...the-diet
 
“Does Mystery of Quantum Physics Prove God Exists?” by Philip Raymond at https://lifeboat.com/blog/2018/05/does-...d-exists
 
“Ending Age-Related Diseases: Investment Prospects & Advances in Research” by Steve Hill at https://lifeboat.com/blog/2018/05/endin...research
 
“Father Creates Bionic Organ for Son” by Shane Hinshaw at https://lifeboat.com/blog/2018/05/fathe...-for-son
 
“The First Exoplanet Known to Contain Helium Is a Truly Alien World” by Genevieve O’Hagan at https://lifeboat.com/blog/2018/05/the-f...en-world
 
“The Gut Microbiome Contributes to Atherosclerosis” by Manuel Canovas Lechuga at https://lifeboat.com/blog/2018/05/the-g...clerosis
 
“How to create a malevolent artificial intelligence” by Marcos Than Esponda at https://lifeboat.com/blog/2018/05/how-t...lligence
 
“Japan, unlike the West, is not scared of robots stealing jobs, deputy leader says” by Derick Lee at https://lifeboat.com/blog/2018/05/japan...der-says
 
“Jupiter’s Continent-Sized Storms Photographed by NASA’s Juno Spacecraft” by Alberto Lao at https://lifeboat.com/blog/2018/05/jupit...ographed
 
“Laser-driven electron recollision remembers molecular orbital structure” by Saul Morales Rodriguez at https://lifeboat.com/blog/2018/05/laser...tructure
 
“Meet the World’s First Bionic Drummer” by Nancie Hunter at https://lifeboat.com/blog/2018/05/meet-...-drummer
 
“Membrane can better treat wastewater, recover valuable resources” by Bill Kemp at https://lifeboat.com/blog/2018/05/membr...esources
 
“NASA’s Crazy Plan to Send a Space Submarine to Titan” by Alberto Lao at https://lifeboat.com/blog/2018/05/nasas...to-titan
 
“The Neurogenesis Debate” by Nicholi Avery at https://lifeboat.com/blog/2018/05/the-n...s-debate
 
“New Tech Marries the Best of Photonics and Electronics on the Same Silicon Chip” by Klaus Baldauf at https://lifeboat.com/blog/2018/05/new-t...con-chip
 
“A Nuclear Reactor for Space Missions Passes Final Major Ground Tests” by Jeffrey L. Lee at https://lifeboat.com/blog/2018/05/a-nuc...nd-tests
 
“NVIDIA’s AI photo filler” by Shane Hinshaw at https://lifeboat.com/blog/2018/05/nvidi...o-filler
 
“The real-world potential and limitations of artificial intelligence” by Bill Kemp at https://lifeboat.com/blog/2018/05/the-r...lligence
 
“Scientists Announce Plan to Create Virus-Proof Cells” by Manuel Canovas Lechuga at https://lifeboat.com/blog/2018/05/scien...of-cells
 
“Singularity Hypotheses Analysis” by Amnon H. Eden at https://lifeboat.com/blog/2018/05/singu...analysis
 
“Researchers are developing a brain editing device” by Genevieve O’Hagan at https://lifeboat.com/blog/2018/05/resea...g-device
 
“A Spectre is Haunting California State Government — the Spectre of Transhumanism” by Zoltan Istvan at https://lifeboat.com/blog/2018/05/a-spe...humanism
 
“Stephen Hawking’s Final Theory About Our Universe Has Just Been Published, And It Will Melt Your Brain” by Michael Lance at https://lifeboat.com/blog/2018/05/steph...ur-brain
 
“This humanoid robot can mimic human movement in real time” by Dan Kummer at https://lifeboat.com/blog/2018/05/this-...eal-time
 
“Tiny satellites named Wall-E and Eva are about to take a trip to Mars. Will they survive?” by Genevieve O’Hagan at https://lifeboat.com/blog/2018/05/tiny-...-survive
 
“Transhumanists’ Posthuman Plan” by Steve Nichols at https://lifeboat.com/blog/2018/05/trans...man-plan
 
“Undoing Aging 2018 — Dr. Nichola Conlon” by Steve Hill at https://lifeboat.com/blog/2018/05/undoi...a-conlon
 
“An update on the potential habitability of TRAPPIST-1” by Alberto Lao at https://lifeboat.com/blog/2018/05/an-up...appist-1
 
“The U.S. Military Has A ‘Space Aggressor Squadron’ Trained for Off-World Warfare” by Michael Lance at https://lifeboat.com/blog/2018/05/the-u...-warfare
 
“Watch the First-Ever HD Footage of a Cell Moving Through the Body” by Genevieve O’Hagan at https://lifeboat.com/blog/2018/05/watch...the-body
 
“Watch the SureFly two-person hybrid-electric copter make its maiden hover” by Bill Kemp at https://lifeboat.com/blog/2018/05/watch...en-hover
 
“We Now Have Artificial Embryos So Life-Like, They Initiate Pregnancy In Mice” by Genevieve O’Hagan at https://lifeboat.com/blog/2018/05/we-no...-in-mice
 
“What If Earth Doubled in Size?” by Michael Lance at https://lifeboat.com/blog/2018/05/what-...-in-size
 
“The world’s first space travel agent has opened in the UK” by Klaus Baldauf at https://lifeboat.com/blog/2018/05/the-w...n-the-uk

Growing Membership

Recent donations/pledges we have received since our last newsletter:
 
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