Tue, 24 June 2014
Topic: Breakthroughs in Medical Science. New technologies which will help us live healthier and longer.
Subtopics: 3D printing of tissues and organs for surgical implant; wiping out cancer with a massive dose of measles vaccine; life extension with buckyballs; fecal transplants (yeah, that's right: poop); induced hypothermia as a lifesaving treatment in trauma and surgery; stem cells; causes of allergies, paleo diets; vegan diets; all-meat diets; and the fitness guru, Jack LaLanne, who lived to the age of 96 (he had a daily fitness and exercise TV show from 1953 all the way to 1985. A total of 32 years).
Today's speakers include: Dr. Ben Davis, Jonah Knight, myself, and James Maxey as moderator. Dr. Ben Davis has a doctorate in Nuclear Physics, and is an IT professional. Jonah Knight is completing his certifications to be a Certified Personal Trainer, and to Teach DDP Yoga (both of which include nutritional components). James Maxey (the moderator) is an author of science fiction and fantasy novels, and often introduces himself as "a big science geek."
Hosted by Stephen Euin Cobb, this is the June 25, 2014 episode of The Future And You. [Running time: 51 minutes] This panel was recorded on May 31, 2014 in Charlotte NC at the SF&F convention ConCarolinas.
Stephen Euin Cobb is an author, futurist, magazine writer and host of the award-winning podcast The Future And You. A contributing editor for Space and Time Magazine; he has also been a regular contributor for Robot, H+, Grim Couture and Port Iris magazines; and he spent three years as a columnist and contributing editor for Jim Baen's Universe Magazine. He is an artist, essayist, game designer, transhumanist, and is on the Advisory Board of The Lifeboat Foundation. Stephen is the author of Indistinguishable from Magic: Predictions of Revolutionary Future Science as well as A Brief History of Predicting the Future.