Category Archives: Longevity And Health

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Singularity Surplus: Counting Coup and Calories

Advances in exponential technology happen fast — too fast for Singularity Hub to cover them all. This weekly bulletin points to significant developments to keep readers in... more

Written By: | Posted: 04/11/14

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Air Pollution Killed 7 Million in 2012, According to WHO

The Industrial Revolution may seem like a thing of the past to residents of developed countries, but those who live in developing countries are still very much in the thick... more

Written By: | Posted: 04/7/14

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Singularity Surplus: Smile, You’re on Candid Camera!

Advances in exponential technology happen fast — too fast for Singularity Hub to cover them all. This weekly bulletin points to significant developments to keep readers in... more

Written By: | Posted: 04/6/14

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Fruits and Vegetables Do More to Reduce Cancer and Extend Life Than Many Prescription Drugs

It’s probably not news to most readers that we should all eat more fruits and vegetables. The advice has circulated seemingly since time immemorial, but some researchers at... more

Written By: | Posted: 04/5/14

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Cheap Mobile Eye Exams For Rural Poor Made Possible With Smartphones

The World Health Organization estimates some 90% of the world’s visually impaired folks live in the developing world. Most suffer from correctible but undiagnosed... more

Written By: | Posted: 04/4/14

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New ‘Smart’ Gel Tags Aim To Prevent Leftovers From Becoming Science Experiments

Most of us aren’t scientists, but every once in awhile, nearly everyone unintentionally runs a science experiment in their refrigerator. If left long enough, for... more

Written By: | Posted: 04/2/14

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Will Virus Particles Meet Their End In These Tiny Death Traps?

Whether or not the single biggest threat to humankind’s continued vitality on the planet is the virus, as Nobel Laureate Joshua Lederberg has said, there’s no question... more

Written By: | Posted: 04/1/14

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Want a Cheap 2,000x Microscope? Just Fold This $0.50 Piece of Paper

It’s an ironic marker of the digital divide that sometimes what constitutes a technological breakthrough is in fact a return to the simplest technologies in order to bring... more

Written By: | Posted: 03/31/14

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