Science & Tech

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.

Machine Learning and Human Biology

A New Epoch of Human Health and Wellness

By Jon Sabes

One of the greatest insights gained in building FOXO is we (“all of us”) are entering a new epoch in understanding biology. While my educational background doesn’t necessarily set me up to make such prognostications, my observations do. In 2019, I observed a significant change during FOXO’s seminal research project – the goal of which […]

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Pantheon

A Pantheon of Rock Stars & rebels

By Jon Sabes

Maybe it’s the COVID era, maybe it’s just me, or maybe it’s just time. This is an incredible time to be alive, to watch history unfold, to see science at work, to observe significant changes occurring before our eyes. Normally history is hardly noticeable, visible only to academics and scholars. Today, the pace of historical […]

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Finding Connections & Limits

By Jon Sabes

We hear it all the time: “there are no limits,” and “everything is connected.” Well…it turns out that there are limits and, as far as I can tell, everything is connected. Last weekend connected a number of fascinating current event topics that are of great interest to me: aging, virology, vaccines, and truth in government. […]

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Science & Tech News and Popular Articles on Health, Aging, InsurTech & Entrepreneurship – WEEK OF 11/25/2019

By Jon Sabes

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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The Magic that is existence – From Conception to Birth

By Jon Sabes

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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Creating Three Headed Planaria Flatworms w/o Genetic Alteration

By Jon Sabes

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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SCIENCE & TECH NEWS AND POPULAR ARTICLES ON HEALTH, AGING, INSURTECH & ENTREPRENEURSHIP – WEEK OF 12/3/2018

By Jon Sabes

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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SCIENCE & TECH NEWS AND POPULAR ARTICLES ON HEALTH, AGING, INSURTECH & ENTREPRENEURSHIP – WEEK OF 11/12/2018

By Jon Sabes

Epigenetic and Insurtech Update, Week of November 12, 2018 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 Courts and Regulators Ready? https://www.wsj.com/articles/the-internet-of-bodies-is-here-are-courts-and-regulators-ready-1542039566 Detecting Cancer Earlier from Blood Tests Made Possible by AI […]

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SCIENCE & TECH NEWS AND POPULAR ARTICLES ON HEALTH, AGING, INSURTECH & ENTREPRENEURSHIP – WEEK OF 11/12/2018

By Jon Sabes

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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SCIENCE & TECH NEWS AND POPULAR ARTICLES ON HEALTH, AGING, INSURTECH & ENTREPRENEURSHIP – WEEK OF 11/5/2018

By Jon Sabes

Epigenetic and Insurtech Update, Week of November 5, 2018 The key to a long life has little to do with ‘good genes’  WIRED https://www.wired.com/story/the-key-to-a-long-life-has-little-to-do-with-good-genes/ How Dad’s Stresses Get Passed Along to Offspring – Scientific American https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/how-dads-stresses-get-passed-along-to-offspring/?utm_source=pocket&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=pockethits Jon Sabes on Bloomberg Radio: YouSurance Uses Epigenetics to Predict Life Expectancy https://www.bloomberg.com/news/audio/2018-11-06/yousurance-uses-epigenetics-to-predict-life-expectancy-radio The Key to a Long Life Has […]

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