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Creating Three Headed Planaria Flatworms w/o Genetic Alteration

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

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

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

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

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 6/18/2018

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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SCIENCE & TECH NEWS AND POPULAR ARTICLES ON HEALTH, AGING, INSURTECH & ENTREPRENEURSHIP – WEEK OF 4/27/2018

 Stanford research: Your immune system is in charge of how quickly you age https://theoutline.com/post/4288/stanford-immune-system-epigenetics-aging-cancer-autoimmune-diabetes-research?zd=1&zi=yphnezcx We’ve known for years that a person’s environment affects their body and health. On a basic level, the pathogens and viruses a person encounters, the drugs and antibiotics they take, as well as their diet, geographical location, exercise, or smoking habits

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SCIENCE & TECH NEWS AND POPULAR ARTICLES ON HEALTH, AGING, INSURTECH & ENTREPRENEURSHIP – WEEK OF 4/20/2018

Epigenetics and Insurtech Roundup 4-20-2018: Japanese University study finds that enduring cold temperatures alters fat cell epigenetics https://medicalxpress.com/news/2018-04-cold-temperatures-fat-cell-epigenetics.html  This is why people in Minnesota have thick skin! In all seriousness, what science is saying is further proof that your environment alters your genetic expression.  The body of scientific evidence continues to build.  DNA Methylation and

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