matt-seymour-325630Phil and Stephen discuss why ideas are becoming more valuable, along with other news from the future.

Emergent Magic: Why Ideas Are Becoming More Valuable

Is the value of ideas diminished by their ubiquity as the “ideas are a dime a dozen” argument would have it, or is it diminished by the low probability that they will amount to anything?

Senate passes ‘right to try’ bill to help terminally ill patients get experimental drugs

The Senate on Thursday passed by unanimous consent a measure designed to make it easier for terminally ill patients to get access to experimental treatments without oversight from the Food and Drug Administration.

NASA’s Age Reversing Pill Begins Human Testing Within 6 Months

When treating mice with an NAD+ ‘booster’ called NMN  , studies showed improvement in the cells’ ability to repair the damaged DNA.

“This is the closest we are to a safe and effective anti-ageing drug that’s perhaps only three to five years away from being on the market if the trials go well. In the study,  cells of old mice were indistinguishable from the young mice after just one week of treatment,” said lead author Professor David Sinclair.

 

 

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