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PERSISTENCE OF LONG-TERM MEMORY: in Vitrified and Revived Simple Animals

PERSISTENCE OF LONG-TERM MEMORY: in Vitrified and Revived Simple Animals

By Natasha Vita-More First published in Cryonics Magazine “If the aging process is controlled in a similar way in worms and humans, then we can use what we learn about worms to speed our study of higher organisms.” — Cynthia Kenyon Preserving memory after cryonic preservation is a breakthrough science for cryonics, which has been a huge hurdle for cryonics. The research leading to this breakthroug...

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Fix diseases and improve yourself through gene therapy

Fix diseases and improve yourself through gene therapy

Advances in genetics now permit to edit one's genome relatively easily. Gene therapy is now used exclusively to fix diseases, but could soon be used by transhumanists for genetic enhancement, such as augmenting one's mental faculties or improving one's physical appearance. What exactly can we modify and what are the risks involved ?

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Transhumanism and Superheroes

When I tell people I study transhumanism I get three responses: “What?” “Wow!” and “Is that like posthumanism?”

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EPOC Neuroheadset

The EPOC neuroheadset uses EEG technology to read electrical patterns in the brain and then sends this information through wireless signals to a computer.

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Humanity Plus: The New Synthesis

Lately, I love it when people out there in the general population ask me what I do. I tell them that I’m working on a transhumanist webzine and then pause -- offering no further explanation -- as if a transhumanist magazine were as comprehensible as a magazine about real estate or pet monkeys.

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The Artificial Hippocampus

PESCOVITZ: Biomedical engineer Theodore Berger at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles has developed an artificial hippocampus: a silicon substitute for the part of the brain that scientists believe encodes experiences as long-term memories.

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Spring 2009

Spring 2009 Issue: featuring Vinge: Singularity 101, Is the Future Cancelled?, Howard Bloom on Solar Space, Don't Tase Me RoBro, Hacking the Economy, and more. Digital Edition

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Fall 2008

The Premiere issue of h+ Magazine. Digital Edition

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