Ray Kurzweil on the future of human evolution.


This contact lens could someday measure blood glucose and other signs of disease

April 5, 2017
Transparent biosensors in contact lenses -- made visible in this artist's rendition -- could soon help track our health. (credit: Jack Forkey/Oregon State University)Transparent biosensors embedded into contact lenses could soon allow doctors and patients to monitor blood glucose levels and many other telltale signs of disease from teardops without invasive tests, according to Oregon State University chemical engineering professor Gregory S. Herman, Ph.D. who presented his work Tuesday April 4, 2017 at the American Chemical Society (ACS) …more…

Mass production of low-cost, flexible 3-D printed electronics

April 5, 2017
This is a memory test devices on a polyimide foil. (credit: Huber et al.)Researchers demonstrate by producing an inkjet-printed flexible resistive memory

A group of researchers at Munich University of Applied Sciences in Germany and INRS-EMT in Canada is paving the way for mass-producing low-cost printable electronics by demonstrating a fully inkjet-printable flexible resistive memory.* Additive manufacturing (commonly used in 3-D printing), allows for a streamlined process flow, replacing complex lithography (used in making chips), at the …more…


The New Yorker | Silicon Valley’s quest to live forever

April 5, 2017
New Yorker - B6Ray Kurzweil interview on the future of human longevity.

publication: The New Yorker column: A Reporter at Larger story title: Silicon Valley’s quest to live forever story author: by Tad Friend date: April 3, 2017 issue issue: Health, Medicine + the Body story excerpts from interview with Ray Kurzweil: 1. |  Can billions of dollars of high-tech research succeed in making death optional? Can billions of dollars of … more…

National Geographic | Beyond Human: how humans are shaping our own evolution

April 5, 2017
National Geographic - A7A cover story including Ray Kurzweil on the future of human evolution.

publication: National Geographic story: cover story story title: Beyond Human: how humans are shaping our own evolution story author: by DT Max date: April 2017 issue issue: The Next Human: taking evolution into our own hands story excerpts from cover story with Ray Kurzweil: 1. | Jump starting Ray Kurzweil’s vision is the first official … more…

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