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10 talks on the future of stem cell medicine

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Will the next generation think about diseases like Alzheimer’s and diabetes the way we think about polio and the whooping cough? Susan Solomon, the co-founder of the New York Stem Cell Foundation (NYSCF), certainly hopes so.

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Jacob Blumenthal's curator insight, June 27, 2013 4:11 AM

This is a great collection of talks from TED! Highly recommended!

Bettina Ascaino's curator insight, December 15, 2013 12:46 AM

 A collection of TED talks highly recommended by Jacob Blumenthal

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The Forgetting Pill Erases Painful Memories Forever

The Forgetting Pill Erases Painful Memories Forever | Technoscience and the Future | Scoop.it

For years scientists have been able to change the emotional tone of a memory by administering certain drugs just before asking people to recall the event in detail. New research suggests that they’ll be able to target and erase specific memories altogether. Here’s how.


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Engineering human evolution

Cyborgs, brain uploads and immortality - How far should science go in helping humans exceed their biological limitations? These ideas might sound like science fiction, but proponents of a movement known as transhumanism believe they are inevitable.

 

In this episode of The Stream, we talk to bioethicist George Dvorsky; Robin Hanson, a research associate with Oxford’s Future of Humanity Institute; and Ari N. Schulman, senior editor of The New Atlantis, about the ethical implications of transhumanism.


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