Meet Some Amazing People Who Control Computers With Their Minds

Is it possible to “throw emotion?” In other words, could you send a feeling to another person the same way you send a text or an email? That may be the next step toward unlocking human thought with the brain-computer interface. People worldwide are using brain-computer interfaces, or neural interfaces, to control devices with their minds. Those living with paralysis or neurodegenerative diseases such as ALS send emails, interact on social media, operate robotic limbs, and even play [...]

By |September 19th, 2022|Categories: Uncategorized|

The Blockchain in Davos

Voices of change rose above the blockchain pavilions and bitcoin pizza carts that sprouted in Davos, Switzerland, in May. At the World Economic Forum’s 2022 conference, blockchain, crypto, and digital currencies made the main stage and the mainstream, despite some continuing resistance. “The World Economic Forum generally is seen as the entrenched elites that are trying to preserve the existing system,” Makoto Takemiya, co-founder and CEO of the Japanese blockchain firm Soramitsu, said during a panel discussion. “That’s [...]

By |September 5th, 2022|Categories: Blockchain, Blog|

An Astronaut’s Guide to Earth Exploration

Chris Hadfield knew he wanted to become an astronaut when he was nine. After witnessing history being made in 1969 when Neil Armstrong became the first person to walk on the moon, he decided that every action he took would work toward becoming an astronaut.  At age 15, he learned to fly a plane and when he was 24, he joined the Royal Canadian Air Force, where he graduated at the top of his class and flew more [...]

By |August 25th, 2022|Categories: Blog, Brain Science and BioTech|

Honey, Health, and Longevity

Most of us think of honey simply as a sweetener to stir into coffee or tea, but it turns out that this golden syrup produced by bees all over the world offers a wealth of health benefits. As a matter of fact, honey—which has been consumed by people for thousands of years—is full of flavonoids and polyphenols that act like antioxidants that can help heal wounds, fight infection, and actually extend your life. Ikaria, Greece, home to the [...]

By |July 14th, 2022|Categories: Blog, Longevity|

Why Changing to a Plant-Based Diet Could Add 10 Years to Your Life

It’s a widely accepted and unsurprising truth that nutrition directly impacts health. Regardless of age, the things we eat significantly influence how we feel, function and even behave.  In the ongoing quest for a longer, more healthful life, researchers have long sought out the best ingredients for longevity, specifically when it comes to nutrition. After decades of careful analysis, the consensus seems to be overwhelmingly leaning toward a plant-based structure.  According to a recent study from the University [...]

By |June 16th, 2022|Categories: Blog, Longevity|

Preparing for the Commonplace 100-Year Lifespan

Living to see 100 isn't as uncommon as it used to be. Statistics and ongoing medical progress suggest that most people in their twenties and thirties today are highly likely to hit that century-old milestone. It's estimated that there are over a half-million centenarians worldwide, many of whom still lead active, fulfilling lifestyles. While there's no supreme secret to turning 100, some general notions appear to make long-term survival more likely. Eating well, getting a required amount of sleep and [...]

By |May 2nd, 2022|Categories: Blog, Longevity|