Tech & Aging

Every day, new innovations in technology and aging make the news. Whether it’s the way the science of epigenetics is redefining how and why we age or how big data, machine learning and artificial intelligence are taking the customer experience to the next level. This is where I share the disruptive new inventions that are helping us to live longer, healthier lives.

Science & Tech News and Popular Articles on Health, Aging, InsurTech & Entrepreneurship

By Jon Sabes / November 27, 2019

Every month, I compile just in time news and the most popular articles in Health & Aging, Science & Tech, and InsurTech & Entrepreneurship for your reading pleasure. Comments or questions? Leave me a comment on Twitter or Instagram. Read Health & Aging News Read Science & Technology News Read InsurTech & Entrepreneurship News Health […]

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LifeSpan: Epigenetics & Aging

By Jon Sabes / November 4, 2019

LifeSpan: Epigenetics and Aging Longevity insights and learnings inspired by Dr. Steve Horvath (inventor of the Epigenetic Clock) and Dr. David Sinclair (Professor in the Department of Genetics and Co-Director of the Paul F. Glenn Center for the Biology of Aging at Harvard Medical School and New York Times Best Selling Author of LifeSpan: Why […]

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The Magic that is existence – From Conception to Birth

By Jon Sabes / October 18, 2019

A molecular Level look at the Miracle that is life The mystery of life and the magic of existence—when you stop to consider just how amazing a human life is—and the number of factors that had to align to bring you into existence, it’s mind-blowing!  And I am not talking about what factors brought your […]

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The Horvath Clock Enters Popular Culture

By Jon Sabes / September 27, 2019

The recent research study reporting that scientists found the scent to the fountain of youth brought international press and attention to a study that included Dr. Steve Horvath.  The relatively small study reported that individuals who were fed a human growth hormone cocktail for over a year demonstrated a reversal in the biological aging—in other words, […]

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The Fountain of Youth Discovered? Maybe a Trickle

By Jon Sabes / September 25, 2019

Maybe you missed it, but last week was a big week in the news of technology and the science of aging. A small study conducted by a team of researchers that included Dr. Steve Horvath reported that individuals who were fed a human growth hormone cocktail for over a year demonstrated a reversal in biological aging—in […]

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Creating Three Headed Planaria Flatworms w/o Genetic Alteration

By jonsabes2018 / March 13, 2019

Bioelectric Man Are you ready to have your mind blown? Thanks to the recent post by Josh Mittledorf, I became aware of a recent lecture presentation given by Prof. Michael Levin (Allen Discovery Center at Tufts University) about his research into the bioelectric mechanisms that establish a whole new realm of biological determinism. This science […]

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Epigenetic and Insurtech Update, Week of December 3, 2018

By jonsabes / December 12, 2018

Epigenetic and Insurtech Update, Week of December 3, 2018   Cancer DNA binds to gold. That could lead to new cancer blood test This is a truly amazing research article that provides insight into things to come! I spoke with several leading researchers on this topic and they agreed that the process/results make sense and […]

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Dr. Morgan Levine: You have two ages. It matters

By jonsabes / November 30, 2018

I have the pleasure of working with Dr. Morgan Levine, one of the world’s leading researchers in biological aging.  And now thanks to a report from  CNN you can have insights into her work.  WATCH CNN VIDEO HERE. Dr. Levine published a seminal research paper in 2018 entitled “An epigenetic biomarker of aging for lifespan and […]

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Epigenetic and Insurtech Update, Week of November 12, 2018

By jonsabes / November 19, 2018

Epigenetic and Insurtech Update, Week of November 12, 2018 Jon Sabes on the SpotOn Insurance Podcast: The Science of Epigenetics and Life Insurance http://spotoninsurance.com/podcast/science-epigenetics-life-insurance/ The new frontiers of epigenetics https://www.the-scientist.com/news-opinion/opinion–the-new-frontiers-of-epigenetics-65076 Methylation-based cancer early detection shows promise in preliminary trials https://www.genomeweb.com/liquid-biopsy/methylation-based-cancer-early-detection-method-shows-promise-preliminary-studies DNA methylation changes uncovered in undernourished children https://www.genomeweb.com/epigenetics-research/dna-methylation-changes-uncovered-undernourished-children The Internet of Bodies is Here. Are […]

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DNA Methylation: Timekeeper of Biological Age

By jonsabes / November 11, 2018

This recorded webinar on biological aging was published on June 1, 2018 and given by Dr. Steve Horvath.  Cellular senescence, telomere shortening, and changes in gene expression have been well documented to contribute to the aging process. Recently, researchers have found that epigenetic changes, such as the presence of methyl groups in close proximity to […]

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