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.

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

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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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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Creating Three Headed Planaria Flatworms w/o Genetic Alteration

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

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

By Jon Sabes / December 2, 2018

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

By Jon Sabes / November 11, 2018

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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SCIENCE & TECH NEWS AND POPULAR ARTICLES ON HEALTH, AGING, INSURTECH & ENTREPRENEURSHIP – WEEK OF 10/29/2018

By Jon Sabes / November 4, 2018

Ring-Shaped Protein Complex Wrangles DNA Ring-shaped protein complex wrangles DNA DNA sequencing giant Illumina just bought rival Pac Bio for $1.2 billion — here’s why https://www.cnbc.com/2018/11/01/illumina-buys-pacific-biosciences-for-1point2-billion-why.html   Reset Your DNA to Slow the Clock https://medium.com/neodotlife/reset-your-dna-to-slow-the-clock-cd6df91b1b15   Studies raise questions over how epigenetic information is inherited https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/10/181029230458.htm   20 Minutes With: Color Genomics CEO Othman Laraki […]

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Life Insurance Industry & Epigenetics

By Jon Sabes / September 10, 2018

This summer Dr. Daniel Zimmerman, Senior Vice President, Chief Medical Director for Reinsurance Group of America (RGA) – one the largest life reinsurance companies in the world – published an article and webinar on the “Fast -Growing field of Epigenetics.” Dr. Zimmerman does an excellent job explaining the basis of genetics vs. epigenetics – and how […]

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SCIENCE & TECH NEWS AND POPULAR ARTICLES ON HEALTH, AGING, INSURTECH & ENTREPRENEURSHIP – WEEK OF 6/18/2018

By Jon Sabes / June 25, 2018

Sorry for the absence in posts…. I had a number of personal and business distractions. NYTimes: Are Genetic Testing Sites the New Social Networks? Finding new cousins and relatives has never been more fun. But finding a new father or mother? That may be interesting for some, unsettling for others. CNBC.com: 5 biggest risks of […]

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