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January 15 2014

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The stalks of these flowers are already dried up, but their blossoms are preserved and kept fresh by the medical infusion bags. The life-span of every living creature is limited. The infusion bags stand for the progress in medicine and the prolongation of human life. They somehow carry an ambivalent message as they refer to both death and life the same time. To preserve the beauty of the flowers artifically with the help of the infusion bags points out man’s inclination to repress the fact that he has to die and to postpone death.

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January 02 2014

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The end product was an ear consisting of a coiled antenna inside a cartilage structure. Two wires extend out from the base which can be connected to cochlear-like electrodes — thus allowing the ear to sense incoming “sound” (or radio waves in this case).

It’s the first time that researchers have shown the effectiveness of using a 3D printer to interweave tissue with electronics.

December 20 2013

Scientists develop an 'elixir' that reverses a known cause of aging

"To put it into perspective, this result was like regenerating the muscles of a 60-year old human to those of a 20-year old."
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December 15 2013

by Shane Willis
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We want to live longer, be healthier and happier, become smarter, keep learning and have more fun. And we propose using science and technology to do it. Does this sound good? Then you are very possibly a transhumanist.
— Peter Rothman
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hplus.soup.io a group for transhumanist and posthumanist ideas, hacks, news, art, etc.
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