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Monday, September 24, 2018

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USDA, Cooperative Extension, and APLU Award Top Honors in Extension Excellence and Diversity - National Institute of Food and Agriculture (press release) (blog)

Monday, September 24, 2018


USDA, Cooperative Extension, and APLU Award Top Honors in Extension Excellence and Diversity
National Institute of Food and Agriculture (press release) (blog)
Oesterreich serves as a Family Life Extension State Specialist at Iowa State University where her educational programs help teachers and caregivers significantly increase understanding in child development, early learning, positive behavior ...

GE launches 5.3MW onshore turbine - Windpower Monthly

Monday, September 24, 2018


Windpower Monthly

GE launches 5.3MW onshore turbine
Windpower Monthly
... its Danish subsidiary LM Wind Power. GE added that the 5.3-158 has also been designed with servicing in mind, acknowledging the demand to optimise performance and life extension in a market now dominated by competitive tendering across the globe.

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EXTENSION NEWS: Issues in the lawn - Lufkin Daily News

Sunday, September 23, 2018


Lufkin Daily News

EXTENSION NEWS: Issues in the lawn
Lufkin Daily News
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A “Healthspan” Duty to Die for the Elderly? - Discovery Institute

Sunday, September 23, 2018


Discovery Institute

A “Healthspan” Duty to Die for the Elderly?
Discovery Institute
Bioethicist Ezekiel Emanuel made headlines — and raised hackles — when he argued a few years ago that 75 is the right age to die, or at least, to stop fighting medically to extend life. Now in “From Lifespan to Healthspan,” published by the Journal ...

Shifting focus from life extension to 'healthspan' extension - Science Daily

Monday, September 17, 2018


Shifting focus from life extension to 'healthspan' extension
Science Daily
"Ideally, you want to compress the years of decay and disease -- what I call the 'red zone' -- into as few as possible at the very end of life. We should not continue to pursue life extension without considering the health consequences of living longer ...

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Can Science Cure Aging? - The Atlantic

Thursday, September 13, 2018


The Atlantic

Can Science Cure Aging?
The Atlantic
Modern science has a moderate Tithonus problem: Quality-of-life extension has failed to keep up with life extension. “We've been really successful at keeping the heart pumping with pacemakers and cardiovascular drugs,” Sinclair says, “but we have been ...

Want to live longer? Consider the ethics, says CSUF professor - OCRegister

Monday, September 10, 2018


OCRegister

Want to live longer? Consider the ethics, says CSUF professor
OCRegister
In 2013 Google founded a company called Calico to develop life extension methods, and Silicon Valley billionaires Jeff Bezos and Peter Thiel have invested in Unity Biotechnology, which has a market cap of $700 million. Unity Biotechnology focuses ...

Man Battles Alcor Life Extension Foundation Over Father's Cryonically Frozen Head - Daily Beast

Monday, September 10, 2018


Daily Beast

Man Battles Alcor Life Extension Foundation Over Father's Cryonically Frozen Head
Daily Beast
Five days later, he became the 135th patient to be cryopreserved by Alcor Life Extension Foundation, based in Arizona. How his remains were handled by Alcor is the subject of a long-running and tangled legal dispute between the company and Pilgeram's ...
Man Is Suing Cryonics Firm After They Only Froze His Dad's Head And Not His Whole BodyComplex
Calif. scientist's son suing cryonics nonprofit for incorrectly freezing father's bodySFGate
Cryogenics firm sued for freezing man's head instead of whole bodyTelegraph.co.uk

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Technology Aims to Bring Us Longer Lives. How Ethical is That? - Discover Magazine (blog)

Monday, September 10, 2018


Discover Magazine (blog)

Technology Aims to Bring Us Longer Lives. How Ethical is That?
Discover Magazine (blog)
Life extension – using science to slow or halt human aging so that people live far longer than they do naturally – may one day be possible. Big business is taking this possibility seriously. In 2013 Google founded a company called Calico to develop ...

QSR operators' digital signage life extension planner - QSRweb.com (blog)

Wednesday, September 05, 2018


QSRweb.com (blog)

QSR operators' digital signage life extension planner
QSRweb.com (blog)
That's an unnecessary expense operators cannot afford in this ultra-competitive marketplace, and that's also why QSR operators should keep the following three principles in mind to extend the life and usefulness of their digital signage to the maximum.