Lifeboat News #205


Lifeboat News

This issue published on 08/01/19. Copyright 2019 Lifeboat Foundation. All Rights Reserved.

Free Breakfast

Lifeboat Foundation is sponsoring a breakfast on Saturday, October 5th, during RAADfest at the Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino (3000 Paradise Rd., Las Vegas, NV 89109), Conference Center Room 8, at 9:30am.
Free food will include:
Fresh strawberry yogurt & home-made granola
Breakfast tacos with pico de gallo salsa
Heart healthy muffins and fruit breads with apple butter
Assorted cereals with berries and fruit
Grilled garden vegetables and egg white frittata
A big bowl of berries and fruit
Drinks will include: Gourmet brewed coffee, herbal tea assortment, and fresh juices.
Enjoy stimulating conversations with Lifeboat members!
RSVP by sending an email with the subject “Lifeboat Foundation Breakfast” to [email protected]
Learn about RAADfest at

International Conference of Techno-Scientific Awareness

The International Conference of Techno-Scientific Awareness will be held by TAFFDs on October 7–11 at the University of Rwanda.
Our Christopher K. Haley, Ósìnàkáchì Ákùmà Kálù, Doris Ngozi Morah, Ira Pastor, Ilia Stambler, and Zoltan Istvan will be speaking/participating.
Learn more at

Mobile Support

We now have a mobile version of our site. Check out with your phone and let us know if anything needs fixing.
Send your input to [email protected] with the subject “Lifeboat Foundation Mobile”.

Big Chronology of Life on Earth

Our José Luis Cordeiro gives the President of Lifeboat Foundation an amazing wedding gift: the special report “Big Chronology of Life on Earth” at


Roderick Reilly joins our blog team with the post “Nanoparticles could grant humans permanent night vision” at
Recent interesting blog posts include:
“10 Unsolved Mysteries In The Universe” by Alberto Lao at
“A Huge Experiment Has ‘Weighed’ the Tiny Neutrino, a Particle That Passes Right Through Matter” by Genevieve O’Hagan at
“AI learns to defy the laws of physics to win at hide-and-seek” by Quinn Sena at
“Are We Alone? ‘Ad Astra’ Star Brad Pitt Talks Aliens, Science Fiction and More” by Derick Lee at
“Artificial Intelligence and India” by Müslüm Yildiz at
“Artificial Intelligence (AI) Stats News: AI Is Actively Watching You In 75 Countries” by Roger Dufur at
“A Solar-Powered Hyperloop Train Could Soon Be a Reality” by Dan Kummer at
“Audi reveals autonomous SUV off-roader with its own army of drones” by Roger Dufur at
“The Brave New World of Sports” by Zoltan Istvan at
“Bridge between quantum mechanics and general relativity still possible” by Saúl Morales Rodriguéz at
“By exploiting a feature of the immune system, researchers open the door for stem cell transplants to repair the brain” by Gerard Bain at
“Can Bitcoin Transactions be Made Private?” by Philip Raymond at
“Can you wear that on Mars?” by Klaus Baldauf at
“The Comet: Humanity’s Ongoing Journey as a Spacefaring Species” by B.J. Murphy at
“Cryosurgery: Purpose, Procedure & Risks” by Paul Battista at
“The design, construction and characterization of new nanovibrational bioreactors for osteogenesis” by Gerard Bain at
“Designing for a Post-Job Future: The Impact of AI on Architecture” by Alexandra Whittington at
“Doug Ethell at Ending Age-Related Diseases 2019” by Nicola Bagalà at
“Elon Musk Gives Sneak Peek at SpaceX Starship Prototype’s Construction” by Genevieve O’Hagan at
“Engineered Bioweapons Are the New Security Threat, Here’s What You Need to Know” by Quinn Sena at
“EV battery cooling technology to cut range anxiety” by Omuterema Akhahenda at
“The future of food: what we’ll eat in 2028” by Genevieve O’Hagan at
“Gene-Hacking Mosquitoes to Be Infertile Backfired Spectacularly” by Omuterema Akhahenda at
“Greg Fahy at Ending Age-Related Diseases 2019” by Steve Hill at
“The Heterogeneity of Senescent Cells” by Steve Hill at
“How fast is the universe expanding? The mystery endures” by Michael Lance at
“How to Feed a Mars Colony of 1 Million People” by Klaus Baldauf at
“Interest in life extension might seem to be a fairly recent phenomenon, but it is almost as old as humanity itself” by Nicola Bagalà at
“Is there life on Saturn’s Moon?” by Alberto Lao at
“Kepler Exoplanet Likely Has More Water Than Earth, Says Astronomer” by Bruce Dorminey at
“Lunar Polar Mining Technology” by Klaus Baldauf at
“Ministry of Defence is developing ‘military Alexa’ to give soldiers crucial information using artificial intelligence” by Amnon H. Eden at”
“MIT Breakthrough: New Aerogel Creates Passive Heat From Sunlight” by Shailesh Prasad at
“Mysterious magnetic pulses discovered on Mars” by Genevieve O’Hagan at
“NASA Funds New Lunar CubeSat Orbiter Mission” by Bruce Dorminey at
“Navigating Water Shortages with Decentralized Water Control System and Irrigation” by Omuterema Akhahenda at
“Physicists discover topological behavior of electrons in 3D magnetic material” by Saúl Morales Rodriguéz at
“Pulsating gamma rays from neutron star rotating 707 times a second” by Saúl Morales Rodriguéz at
“The Race to Own One Bitcoin” by Philip Raymond at
“Researchers build a quantum dot energy harvester” by Quinn Sena at
“Scientists Develop Gel That Can Regrow Tooth Enamel” by Shailesh Prasad at
“Something Is Killing Galaxies in Extreme Regions of the Universe” by Paul Battista at
“These AI-generated people are coming to kill stock photography” by Quinn Sena at
“This Ingenious System Brings Water to the Chinese Desert” by Fyodor Rouge at
“Transplanted Brain Stem Cells Survive without Anti-Rejection Drugs in Mice” by Paul Battista at
“Uncovering how the body ages is leading to drugs to reverse it” by Dan Kummer at
“Was SHA-256 cracked? Don’t buy into retraction!” by Philip Raymond at
“What came before the Big Bang? A trip through cosmology, multiverses, fifth dimensions and a big bounce” by Paul Battista at
“World’s First 3D Printed Diamond Composite Was Created” by Omuterema Akhahenda at
“Your brain hallucinates your conscious reality” by Derick Lee at

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