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Posted: Jan 16, 2017 - 6:53am


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Posted: Jan 13, 2017 - 6:56am

Thanks Miami.  I feel it's this type of thinking that could someday get us out of the hole we are in...if we can manage hang on until we hit that "100th monkey."

We live in a world of abundant resources...but we need to shift focus and investment from exploiting the same old ones we've been digging in the earth for, towards new technologies.  The resources are there, we just need to figure out how to develop them.
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Posted: Jan 13, 2017 - 5:02am

proactive approach technology

pretty awesome stuff



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Posted: Dec 22, 2016 - 5:40am

i think we've talked about this before...detecting disease at stage zero


 
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Posted: Dec 21, 2016 - 12:09pm

let's hope so...

Lasers Cure Nearly 50% of Patients With Prostate Cancer in New Study 

IN BRIEF
  • Vascular targeted photodynamic therapy uses optical fibers, bacteria from the ocean floor, and lasers to treat prostate cancer.
  • In a trial for the treatment, only six percent of those who had cancer in remission needed to have their affected prostate removed.



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Posted: Dec 1, 2016 - 6:14pm

A New Alliance Could Give Humanity the World’s First Cancer Vaccine

In Brief
  • The Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy has partnered with dozens of organizations to develop a cancer vaccine to prevent the disease which is expected to grow by an additional 21.7 million through 2030.
  • The plan is to target genetic markers specific to tumors to allow the body to generate an immune response to combat the cancer before it ever takes hold.

 


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Posted: Oct 4, 2016 - 2:45pm

 miamizsun wrote:

yes and that depends on a person's incentive (bad actors)

not to mention that it is much more difficult to engineer bad stuff

i suggest watching as much andrew hessell as possible

his mission?

open source biotech to wipe out cancer

detection at stage zero and individualized cures

cost? practically/almost free

a primer in exponential growth/tech is also recommended before watching

i've already posted a lot of his lectures/videos on rp

i'll see if i can dig something up

peace

edit: here's a short video that will shed some light



 

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Posted: Oct 3, 2016 - 7:14am

 Red_Dragon wrote:
Yes, and also the potential to create Frankenstein's monster...
 
yes and that depends on a person's incentive (bad actors)

not to mention that it is much more difficult to engineer bad stuff

i suggest watching as much andrew hessell as possible

his mission?

open source biotech to wipe out cancer

detection at stage zero and individualized cures

cost? practically/almost free

a primer in exponential growth/tech is also recommended before watching

i've already posted a lot of his lectures/videos on rp

i'll see if i can dig something up

peace

edit: here's a short video that will shed some light


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Posted: Oct 3, 2016 - 7:03am

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Yes, and also the potential to create Frankenstein's monster...

 
you rang?
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Posted: Oct 3, 2016 - 6:53am

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This animation depicts the CRISPR-Cas9 method for genome editing – a powerful new technology with many applications in biomedical research, including the potential to treat human genetic disease. Feng Zhang, a leader in the development of this technology, is a faculty member at MIT, an investigator at the McGovern Institute for Brain Research, and a core member of the Broad Institute. Further information can be found on Prof. Zhang’s website at http://zlab.mit.edu .

 
Yes, and also the potential to create Frankenstein's monster...
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Posted: Oct 3, 2016 - 6:51am


This animation depicts the CRISPR-Cas9 method for genome editing – a powerful new technology with many applications in biomedical research, including the potential to treat human genetic disease. Feng Zhang, a leader in the development of this technology, is a faculty member at MIT, an investigator at the McGovern Institute for Brain Research, and a core member of the Broad Institute. Further information can be found on Prof. Zhang’s website at http://zlab.mit.edu .
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Posted: Jan 16, 2016 - 9:21am

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This Tiny Robot Team Could Help Stop the No. 1 Killer in America



International team of scientists is working on nanobots that could unclog arteries.

This year a few mice are set to become the first patients for a brand-new kind of heart disease treatment.

It’s a surgery being performed by tiny microsurgeons. The surgeons, called nanorobots, are really tiny groups of magnetically charged particles that band together to break up clogged arteries.

The robot molecules work on blockages in two stages. First they deliver drugs that help soften clogged arteries. Then they charge into battle, drilling in to blast heart blockages apart.

Biomedical engineer MinJun Kim, a professor at Drexel University, is part of the international team of scientists from the U.S., Switzerland, and South Korea who are working on the tech. He says the robots are controlled by harnessing the power of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), the tunnel-like machines more commonly used for X-ray imaging in hospitals. Working with the nanobots, the MRI machines can serve as a kind of command and control center: both steering and observing the magnetically charged bots as they navigate their way around inside the body.

Kim’s already tried this out in the lab. But it’s a strategy that still needs some fine-tuning before human trials. The nanobots need to perfect their drilling techniques. The plan is to try that out this summer with mice at a national hospital in South Korea. Then the team will move on to testing in rabbits and pigs. If all goes well, by 2019 they’ll be launching the bots into humans (via catheter injection).

Many have tried for years to build nanobots that can serve as minisurgeons inside the body. The robots have been touted as potential solutions for detecting cancer and helping out with eye surgery. Google’s new Verily, the life sciences division of Alphabet, started its own partnership with Johnson & Johnson JNJ -1.91% on surgical robots in 2015 dubbed “Verb Surgical.” But little’s known about how far along Google GOOGL -2.86% might be with its surgical bots, and there haven’t been any other definitive human trial results just yet.



 
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Posted: Jan 16, 2016 - 9:08am

This Tiny Robot Team Could Help Stop the No. 1 Killer in America



International team of scientists is working on nanobots that could unclog arteries.

This year a few mice are set to become the first patients for a brand-new kind of heart disease treatment.

It’s a surgery being performed by tiny microsurgeons. The surgeons, called nanorobots, are really tiny groups of magnetically charged particles that band together to break up clogged arteries.

The robot molecules work on blockages in two stages. First they deliver drugs that help soften clogged arteries. Then they charge into battle, drilling in to blast heart blockages apart.

Biomedical engineer MinJun Kim, a professor at Drexel University, is part of the international team of scientists from the U.S., Switzerland, and South Korea who are working on the tech. He says the robots are controlled by harnessing the power of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), the tunnel-like machines more commonly used for X-ray imaging in hospitals. Working with the nanobots, the MRI machines can serve as a kind of command and control center: both steering and observing the magnetically charged bots as they navigate their way around inside the body.

Kim’s already tried this out in the lab. But it’s a strategy that still needs some fine-tuning before human trials. The nanobots need to perfect their drilling techniques. The plan is to try that out this summer with mice at a national hospital in South Korea. Then the team will move on to testing in rabbits and pigs. If all goes well, by 2019 they’ll be launching the bots into humans (via catheter injection).

Many have tried for years to build nanobots that can serve as minisurgeons inside the body. The robots have been touted as potential solutions for detecting cancer and helping out with eye surgery. Google’s new Verily, the life sciences division of Alphabet, started its own partnership with Johnson & Johnson JNJ -1.91% on surgical robots in 2015 dubbed “Verb Surgical.” But little’s known about how far along Google GOOGL -2.86% might be with its surgical bots, and there haven’t been any other definitive human trial results just yet.


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Posted: Jan 11, 2016 - 7:45am

sounds promising...

A revolutionary blood test that can detect cancer

Dr. Victor Velculescu envisions a day — not so far off — when screening for cancer will become as simple as a blood test during your annual physical.

Unique cancer mutations show up in microscopic fragments of DNA in a patient's blood, which can give physicians a telltale sign of the presence of the disease in almost all types of cancer mutations — within cells or floating freely in the bloodstream.

The "liquid biopsies," as the tests are known, have become something of a Holy Grail in cancer treatment among physicians, researchers and companies betting big on the technology. Liquid biopsies — unlike traditional biopsies involving invasive surgery — rely on an ordinary blood draw. Advances in sequencing the human genome, enabling researchers to detect genetic mutations of cancers, have made the tests possible.

Cancer cells
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Posted: Dec 29, 2015 - 1:56pm

A new way to deliver microRNAs for cancer treatment

Scientists exploit gene therapy to shrink tumors in mice with an aggressive form of breast cancer.

 

Using this technique, the researchers dramatically improved cancer survival rates by simultaneously turning on a tumor-suppressing microRNA and de-activating one that causes cancer. They believe their approach could also be used for delivering other types of RNA, as well as DNA and other therapeutic molecules.

“This is a platform that can deliver any gene of interest,” says Natalie Artzi, a research scientist in MIT’s Institute for Medical Engineering and Science (IMES) and an assistant professor of medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. “This work demonstrates the promise of local delivery in combating cancer. In particular, as relates to gene therapy, the triplex structure improves RNA stability, uptake, and transfection efficacy.”


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Posted: Nov 21, 2015 - 5:53am



promising
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Posted: Nov 19, 2015 - 9:00pm

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Oh, and how about a relaxing foot massage?

 

 
Construction too noisy? Turn on the TV! Why didn't I think of that?
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Posted: Nov 19, 2015 - 8:35pm

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 kurtster wrote:


My apologies for this rant, but it really pisses me off.

 
It's not like your tolerance for these things is going to be at its best when you are at the hospital so rant on.
 
 
Oh, and how about a relaxing foot massage?

 
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Posted: Nov 19, 2015 - 12:45pm

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My apologies for this rant, but it really pisses me off.

 
It's not like your tolerance for these things is going to be at its best when you are at the hospital so rant on.
 
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