Health & longevity

Foresight co-founder on the future of the human lifespan

By | 2017-07-03T17:03:59+00:00 October 6th, 2015|About Foresight, Abuse of Advanced Technology, Atomically Precise Manufacturing (APM), Bionanotechnology, Foresight News Articles, Future Medicine, Health & longevity, Life extension, Lifestyle, Machine Intelligence, Memetics, Military nanotechnology, Molecular manufacturing, Molecular Nanotechnology, Nano, Nanobiotechnology, Nanodot, Nanomedicine, Nanotech, Nanotechnology, Risk Management|

Optimized Geek podcast featured Christine Peterson on the future of nanotechnology, human lifespan, artificial intelligence, finding love, and other topics.

Nanotechnology carries gene editing package into cells

By | 2017-06-01T14:23:15+00:00 October 2nd, 2015|Bionanotechnology, Future Medicine, Health & longevity, Nano, Nanobiotechnology, Nanodot, Nanomedicine, Nanotech, Nanotechnology, Research|

Hijacking a viral method of replicating circular genomes, ball-of-yarn-like DNA clews are used to transport the protein and guide RNA molecules needed for gene editing into the cell nucleus.

DNA nanotechnology guides assembling cells into ‘Organoids’

By | 2017-06-01T14:01:43+00:00 September 30th, 2015|Bionanotechnology, Future Medicine, Health & longevity, Molecular Nanotechnology, Nano, Nanobiotechnology, Nanodot, Nanomedicine, Nanotech, Nanotechnology, Research|

DNA strands decorating cell membranes like 'Velcro' program the adhesion of cells to other cells or to extracellular matrices to build tiny tissue models.

Foresight 1999 Distinguished Student wins Galactic Grant Competition

By | 2017-06-01T21:34:13+00:00 July 28th, 2015|About Foresight, Bionanotechnology, Foresight Kudos, Foresight News, Foresight News Articles, Future Medicine, Health & longevity, Nano, Nanobiotechnology, Nanodot, Nanomedicine, Nanotech, Nanotechnology, Space|

Technology developed by Nanobiosym, founded by Anita Goel, to enable personalized diagnostic testing won the Grand Prize of the Nokia Sensing XCHALLENGE in 2013, and this month was awarded the top prize in the Galactic Grant Competition.

Rejuvenation Biotechnology Conference 2015

By | 2017-06-01T14:01:47+00:00 July 10th, 2015|Future Medicine, Health & longevity, Life extension, Meetings & Conferences, Nanodot|

The SENS Research Foundation is once again hosting its Rejuvenation Biotechnology Conference here in Silicon Valley: August 19-21, Hyatt Regency San Francisco Airport in Burlingame CA. Register before July 15 to take advantage of early bird pricing.

Discount to attend SENS Rejuvenation Biotechnology Conference

By | 2017-06-01T14:01:57+00:00 July 11th, 2014|About Foresight, Foresight News Articles, Future Medicine, Health & longevity, Life extension, Meetings & Conferences, Nanodot, Nanomedicine|

Foresight friends can use this discount to attend the SENS Rejuvenation Biotechnology Conference August 21-23, 2014 Santa Clara, California.

Photos from 2014 Foresight Technical Conference

By | 2017-06-01T21:34:14+00:00 June 24th, 2014|About Foresight, Bionanotechnology, Foresight News, Foresight News Articles, Future Medicine, Health & longevity, Investment/Entrepreneuring, Life extension, Meetings & Conferences, Nano, Nanobiotechnology, Nanobusiness, Nanodot, Nanomedicine, Nanotech, Nanotechnology, Space|

The photos from the 2014 Foresight Technical Conference highlight entrepreneurial efforts in space, biotechnology, and life extension.

Novel nanoparticle efficiently silences gene expression in liver cells

By | 2017-06-01T14:01:59+00:00 April 29th, 2014|Bionanotechnology, Future Medicine, Health & longevity, Nano, Nanobiotechnology, Nanodot, Nanomedicine, Nanoscale Bulk Technologies, Nanotech, Nanotechnology, Research|

RNA interference provides potential cures for various diseases by silencing the expression of specific genes in specific organs, but delivering the RNA molecules to the right place is very difficult. A novel nanoparticle provides unprecedented efficiency in silencing target genes in liver cells.

US government report highlights flaws in US nanotechnology effort

By | 2017-06-01T14:01:59+00:00 April 1st, 2014|Atomically Precise Manufacturing (APM), Bionanotechnology, Future Medicine, Government programs, Healing/preserving environment, Health & longevity, Molecular manufacturing, Molecular Nanotechnology, Nano, Nanobiotechnology, Nanobusiness, Nanodot, Nanomedicine, Nanoscale Bulk Technologies, Nanotech, Nanotechnology, Nanotechnology Politics, News, news, Opinion, Opinion, Productive Nanosystems, Reports & publications|

The concern of the US GAO for a gap in nanomanufacturing is well-placed, but it is only half of the problem with the limited US vision of the impact of nanotechnology on the future world economy.

In mice, nanoparticle reduces inflammation in atherosclerotic plaques

By | 2017-06-01T14:02:00+00:00 March 5th, 2014|Bionanotechnology, Future Medicine, Health & longevity, Nano, Nanobiotechnology, Nanodot, Nanomedicine, Nanoscale Bulk Technologies, Nanotech, Nanotechnology, Research|

A reconstituted high-density lipoprotein nanoparticle reduces inflammation in advanced atherosclerotic plaques in mice. Will it work in humans to prevent repeat heart attacks and stroke?