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Vote for IEET’s Managing Director’s Scholarship Competition

IEET Managing Director and T.Net Affiliate Scholar Steven Umbrello has entered a photo competition in order to be entered to win a scholarship for his graduate studies. In order to help him make the shortlist you can follow the link… Continue Reading →

New Thinktank to Promote Research, Innovation for Treatment of Underlying Causes of Aging Related Disease

January 25th, Washington, D.C. – A new think tank to support the research and development of innovative treatments for the underlying causes of aging-related disease has been founded in Washington, D.C. The Global Healthspan Policy Institute represents a member network… Continue Reading →

Brain Health Investment via Sugar Consumption Cost Redistribution

Although the overall trends regarding the consumption of added sugars as decreased from 1999-2007, the overall mean intake of added sugars continues to be an area of concern as they exceed the U.S. Dietary Guidelines on recommended intake. Numerous studies… Continue Reading →

The Natural Evolution of Prosthetic Technology

With the next installment of the hit video game franchise Deus Ex releasing in early 2016, I believe it is an opportune time to talk about prosthetics and the ethics of cosmetic and functional augmentation. To understand the future of… Continue Reading →

Stoicism in the Post-Singularity Future

De Mente Artificiosa et Philosophia: Stoicism in the Post-Singularity Future By Steven Umbrello & Tina Forsee   Futurists like Ray Kurzweil believe that advancements in the field of artificial intelligence will culminate to a point in the near future to… Continue Reading →

The God Helmet & Neuro-Theology

Named after the mystical experiences that it causes, the God helmet is a piece of advanced, mind-altering technology that was developed by Dr. Michael A. Persinger. The God Helmet can create experiences such as out-of-body experiences and visions. Persinger claimed… Continue Reading →

New Brain ‘Mesh’ Implants can Shrink Tumors, and Treat Depression

Researchers have finally found a way around what was once a fork in the road: building a brain implant that was flexible, while at the same time retained its integrity without damaging the surrounding brain tissue. The new Nano-like mesh… Continue Reading →

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