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I Bled For The Common Good @ Exponential Medicine 2016

October 9, 2016 – Coronado, CA   Exponential Medicine 2016 The Exponential Medicine 2016 conference is taking place at the Hotel Del Coronado in Coronado,…


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Front Line Genomics

  A patient-centered way to keep up with advances in genomics  The online and print magazine Front Line Genomics has the tagline “unzipping genes for humanity.” Richard…


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$12K Needed for Phase I of Open Source Insulin

The Open Source Insulin Project is fundraising to initiate Phase I. (November 19, 2015) – Oakland, CA In July, 2015, Counter Culture Labs announced a new citizen-science…


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Can Epigenetics Help Crops Adapt to Climate Change (Not GMOs)?

British researchers turned off a plant gene this year without modifying its DNA sequence. (July 11,2015)  There is a shortage of food in many areas of…


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Breakthrough Initiatives ($100M for SETI) Introduced by Seth MacFarlane

July 29, 2015 Source: YouTube, Breakthrough Initiatives Introduced by Seth MacFarlane “The Breakthrough Initiatives, a $100 million, 10-year multi-disciplinary effort to dramatically accelerate the search…


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Hospital Tests Lag Time for Remote Surgery 12,000 Miles Away

Doctors may be able to perform surgery across the world or in space. (July 15, 2015) – Celebration, FL Roger Smith, CTO of Florida Hospital…


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Citizen Scientists Attempt Open Source Insulin

“I proposed that we could change that by making it ourselves, brewing insulin at home.” – Ryan Bethencourt (July 13, 2015) – Oakland, CA There…


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Mayo Clinic Finds Digital Health Interventions Reduce Cardiovascular Disease

On average, digital health interventions reduced relative risk for cardiovascular disease outcomes by 40 %. Source – Mobi Health News, Jonah Comstock Mayo Clinic…