Every person is a collection of over 30 trillion human cells. Every one of these cells, those in your brain, lungs, liver, skin, and everywhere else, derives from a single pluripotent type of cell called a stem cell. Read this article by Peter Diamandis how stem cells are going to
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The top ten emerging technologies for 2015 include Fuel Cell Vehicles, Distributed Manufacturing, and Neuromorphic Technology. Read the rest at the World Economic Forum. First, though, let’s talk about neuromorphic technology. This tech aims to make computers function like brains. Basically this enhances machine learning,
Members of openSNP upload their genes along with things like their sex, age, eye color, location, Fitbit data and medical history — for anyone to see and analyze. The record lives on forever…But for Clark, the possibilities outweigh the risks: She wants scientists to have
Tracking the future: The bio-crime prophecy: DNA hacking the biggest opportunity since cyber attacks
Link: Tracking the future: The bio-crime prophecy: DNA hacking the biggest opportunity since cyber attacks trackingthefuture: See on Scoop.it – Tracking the Future As biology emerges as another generalised computing medium, future biological creations will, just like electronic computing, extend their reach into every aspect
Link: Miinome Seeks a New Era of Genome Marketing | MIT Technology Review In your DNA are clues to your health, your ancestry, and maybe even your purchasing preferences.
Link: Inside China’s Genome Factory I get the idea almost anything DNA related is set to go mainstream soon.
By Glen Hiemstra | August 11th, 2011 NASA recently reported that scientists have identified nucleobases that make up our genetic code in meteorites and that it appears they were created in space. It has been theorized that life may have actually migrated to Earth rather