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Silicon Valley’s War on Disease: Zuckerberg, Microsoft, Google to End Cancer and Aging

Posted on September 22nd, 2016.

Silicon Valley is going to war against disease, cancer, aging, and perhaps even death, with advanced computing, AI and machine learning, genomics, DNA engineering, biotech and nanotech. Tech giants and mega-rich philanthropists are spending billions to permit hacking biology all the way down to DNA, and perhaps we could see breakthroughs...

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Young Blood May Unlock the Fountain of Youth

Posted on December 25th, 2014.

In the 1950s, Professor Clive McCay studied aging and nutrition in his Cornell Laboratory. In an experiment on rats, young blood was transfused from healthy, juvenile rats into sick, aging rats. McCay observed that cartilage tissue in the old rats appeared youthful. He was, unfortunately, unable to explain his findings. Over 50 years...