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by David W Harker
Tue Aug 05, 2014 5:24 pm
Forum: Rejuvenation
Topic: Liquid Hard Drive Implants Could Increase Intellect
Replies: 0
Views: 868

Liquid Hard Drive Implants Could Increase Intellect

http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/upgrade-your-brain-liquid-hard-drive-implants-could-increase-intellect-1458374?utm_source=Newsletter+list&utm_campaign=3c2ee48b90-Newsletter_2014_07_177_17_2014&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_efd6a3cd08-3c2ee48b90-181943425&ct=t(Newsletter_2014_07_177_17_2014) "Storing photos,...
by David W Harker
Fri Jul 11, 2014 4:16 pm
Forum: Rejuvenation
Topic: A neural device to restore memory
Replies: 1
Views: 767

A neural device to restore memory

http://www.kurzweilai.net/a-neural-device-to-restore-memory?utm_source=KurzweilAI+Daily+Newsletter&utm_campaign=934ee02a1c-UA-946742-1&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_6de721fb33-934ee02a1c-282149517 The Restoring Active Memory (RAM) program will support animal studies to advance the state-of-the-art of ...
by David W Harker
Thu Apr 03, 2014 1:54 pm
Forum: Financial
Topic: Why I'm quitting Alcor -- they now have the math all wrong
Replies: 14
Views: 3533

Re: Why I'm quitting Alcor -- they now have the math all wro

I'm glad your post stimulated some discussions about alternatives to the currently burdensome fixed annual fee structure. However, your math is also a bit wrong. All this presumes a historical interest rate of 6%. In reality while the 2000s were an exception, the historical stock market rate of retu...
by David W Harker
Thu Apr 03, 2014 1:03 pm
Forum: Alcor General
Topic: Non nobis solum nati sumus
Replies: 14
Views: 3134

Re: Non nobis solum nati sumus

Imo the human psyche "ages" just like everything else. Hence the common ( corollary to the death meme ) attitude that: ...you eventually reach a point where you feel like you have done all the things you wanted to do, and aren't especially motivated to do any new things." However, I don't believe th...
by David W Harker
Thu Apr 03, 2014 12:46 pm
Forum: Rejuvenation
Topic: First comprehensive connectome of the mammalian brain‏
Replies: 0
Views: 802

First comprehensive connectome of the mammalian brain‏

http://www.kurzweilai.net/first-comprehensive-roadmap-of-the-mammalian-brain?utm_source=KurzweilAI+Daily+Newsletter&utm_campaign=0d1a674e07-UA-946742-1&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_6de721fb33-0d1a674e07-282149517 "Researchers from the Allen Institute for Brain Science have published the Allen Mouse ...
by David W Harker
Tue Mar 04, 2014 3:16 pm
Forum: Rejuvenation
Topic: 3-D Printer Creates Customized Heart Pacemakers
Replies: 0
Views: 805

3-D Printer Creates Customized Heart Pacemakers

Another milestone in pursuit of the human-machine interface: "The new cardiac device -- a thin, stretchable membrane imprinted with a spider-web-like network of sensors and electrodes -- is custom-designed to fit over the heart and contract and expand with it as it beats." Link has some cool videos:...
by David W Harker
Thu Feb 20, 2014 1:34 pm
Forum: Rejuvenation
Topic: RNA Population Model of Aging
Replies: 0
Views: 871

RNA Population Model of Aging

In 2003, XIUFANG WANG and co‐author Zhanjun Lv published an aging theory called the: RNA Population Gene Activiting Model . Wang's latest article is quite technical, but worth reading to learn about new studies supporting her model of aging: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S15681637...
by David W Harker
Tue Feb 04, 2014 5:09 pm
Forum: Rejuvenation
Topic: Organovo Announces First Delivery of 3D Printed Liver Tissue
Replies: 1
Views: 789

Organovo Announces First Delivery of 3D Printed Liver Tissue

Organovo Announces First Delivery of 3D Printed Liver Tissue to Key Opinion Leader http://ir.organovo.com/news/press-releases/press-releases-details/2014/Organovo-Announces-First-Delivery-of-3D-Liver-Tissue-to-Key-Opinion-Leader/default.aspx " The achievement marks the delivery of Organovo's [3D Pri...
by David W Harker
Tue Feb 04, 2014 4:27 pm
Forum: Rejuvenation
Topic: Cerebral organoids model human brain development
Replies: 0
Views: 869

Cerebral organoids model human brain development

Cerebral organoids model human brain development and microcephaly http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v501/n7467/full/nature12517.html " [The authors] have developed a human pluripotent stem cell-derived three-dimensional organoid culture system, termed cerebral organoids. Their data show that thre...
by David W Harker
Fri Jan 31, 2014 8:31 pm
Forum: Alcor General
Topic: Watching Molecules Morph into Memories
Replies: 0
Views: 949

Watching Molecules Morph into Memories

Watching Molecules Morph into Memories | Albert Einstein College of Medicine http://www.einstein.yu.edu/news/releases/968/watching-molecules-morph-into-memories/ "In two studies in the January 24 issue of Science, researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University used advanced...