Category Archives: Longevity And Health

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Singularity Surplus: Nowhere to Hide

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: 04/18/14

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New Method Points to Cheaper, More Flexible Wearable Computers

It could be easy to conclude, eyeing the number of Fitbits, Fuel bands and competitors in a roomful of people in London, New York or San Francisco, that wearable computing... more

Written By: | Posted: 04/18/14

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Network of 75 Million Neurons of the Mouse Brain Mapped for the First Time

With improved visualization tools and souped-up computers to crunch the massive numbers involved in studying the 100 billion neurons in the human brain, many researchers,... more

Written By: | Posted: 04/14/14

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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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