Lifeboat News #225


Lifeboat News

This issue published on 04/01/21. Copyright 2021 Lifeboat Foundation. All Rights Reserved.

Special Report

Read “Preparing for our Posthuman Future of Artificial Intelligence” by David Brin at
By exploring the recent books on the dilemmas of AI and Human Augmentation, how can we better prepare for (and understand) the posthuman future?

Undoing Aging 2022 Update

Undoing Aging 2020 has become Undoing Aging 2022 and has been moved to May 26–28, 2022 in Berlin, Germany. Our Tamir Chandra, Ke Cheng, Aubrey de Grey, João Pedro de Magalhães, Vera Gorbunova, Michael Greve, Adiv A. Johnson, Jamie Justice, Jeanne Loring, and Wenyu Zhou will be speaking/participating.
Undoing Aging 2022 is not only open to the scientific community, but also welcomes startups, investors, the general media, and all interested members of the broader rejuvenation movement. The conference will feature a student poster session showing the work of innovative undergraduate and graduate students in the field of damage repair. Learn more!
Learn more at


Read the free paper “Longevity pharmacology comes of age” by our João Pedro de Magalhães at


Jason Blain joins our blog team with the post “CRISPR Fixes Rare Mutation for the First Time in a Live Animal” at
Rachel Burger joins our blog team with the post “Fat and Healthy? What the Science Says About Longevity and Weight” at
Recent interesting blog posts include:
“3D Printed Organs” by Shailesh Prasad at
“After 20 years, physicists find a way to keep track of lost accelerator particles” by Saúl Morales Rodriguéz at
“The Air Force Has Released the First New Images of the B-21 Raider in Nearly Four Years” by Prem Vijaywargi at
“Audio cassette tape inventor Lou Ottens dies aged 94” by Muhammad Furqan at
“Bill Gates Buying Up U.S. Farmland” by Roger Dufur at
“Billionaire Says He’ll Fly Eight People Around the Moon for Free” by Quinn Sena at
“‘Camera-in-a-pill’ helps to spot cancer” by Future Timeline at
“Controlled by light alone, new smart materials twist, bend and move” by Raphael Ramos at
“Earth’s oxygen will last another billion years” by Future Timeline at
“Elon Musk explains why Tesla would never share data with China •or• the U.S.” by Kelvin Dafiaghor at
“Geothermal Energy Is on the Verge of a Big Breakthrough” by Shane Hinshaw at
“German scientist says 99.9% chance coronavirus leaked from Wuhan lab” by Brent Ellman at
“How to Detect Cancer Early: A Guide” by J.P. Medved at
“ICON and NASA bring lunar infrastructure closer with world’s first 3D printed rocket pad” by Eric Hunting at
“Just another day in Texas” by Heather Blevins at
“Meteor explodes over Vermont with the force of 440 pounds of TNT” by Quinn Sena at
“NASA’s Hubble Telescope Captures a Rare Metal Asteroid Worth 70,000 Times the Global Economy” by Prem Vijaywargi at
“NASA’s Mars Helicopter Ingenuity is ‘go’ for historic 1st flight on Sunday” by Dan Kummer at
“Nature’s ‘kill code’ may destroy cancer” by Quinn Sena at
“Neil deGrasse Tyson’s Life Advice Will Leave You SPEECHLESS — One of the Most Eye Opening Interviews” by Lon Anderson at
“New ‘Silver Sparrow’ Malware Infected Nearly 30,000 Apple Macs” by Saúl Morales Rodriguéz at
“New technology ‘retrains’ cells to repair damaged brain tissue in mice after stroke” by Montie Adkins at
“Nikola Tesla Predicted that the Weather Could Be Controlled and He Was Right” by Prem Vijaywargi at
“The owner of this electric vehicle Chevy Bolt did what no electric vehicle manufacturer has done so far” by Brent Ellman at
“Passenger plane that can fly at over 3,000mph unveiled” by Carse Peel at
“Self-Navigating Robot Cleans up The Ocean” by Raphael Ramos at
“Simulations suggest Earth’s oxygen-rich atmosphere will last only another billion years” by Saúl Morales Rodriguéz at
“Soft robot reaches the deepest part of the ocean” by Genevieve Klien at
“SpaceX reveals the grand extent of its starport plans in South Texas” by Genevieve Klien at
“SpaceX Starship SN10 soars, lands for first time!” by Alberto Lao at
“Tech CEO says Twitter needs to go ‘all in’ on subscriptions” by Poopeh Morakkabati at
“These biodegradable face masks turn into flowers when you plant them” by Poopeh Morakkabati at
“This Self-Bricklaying Robot Builds A House In Just 2 Days” by Raphael Ramos at
“U.S. issues warning after Microsoft says China hacked its mail server program” by Genevieve Klien at
“Utah mother in her 30s dies four days after receiving second coronavirus vaccine dose” by Teresa Lynn at
“Warp Drives Are No Longer Science Fiction” by Jose Ruben Rodriguez Fuentes at
“We May Never Find Life on Mars—And That Could Be a Good Thing” by Dirk Schulze-Makuch at
“Whales and dolphins can resist cancer and their DNA reveals why” by Brent Ellman at
“Why Does SpaceX’s Camera Cut Out During Landings?” by Alberto Lao at
“World’s first space HOTEL to begin construction in Earth orbit in 2025” by Alberto Lao at
“World’s First Supersonic Unmanned Combat Drone Reaches Speeds Of Over 1,500mph” by Muhammad Furqan at
“Would You Cycle For An Hour Every Day If It Powered Your Home For 24 Hours?” by Jose Ruben Rodriguez Fuentes at

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