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Published Saturday, September 7, 2019
Popular media coverage of millennials often fixates on the industries the generation is allegedly killing and their supposed fiscal irresponsibility. But over the next few decades, Generation Y will enter its prime spending years — and it’s set to receive $30T in wealth from baby boomers and Gen X. This transfer of wealth has already begun more»
Published Saturday, September 7, 2019
Senolytics. Blood transfusions. Placenta stem cells. These are just some of the innovative ways that startups are tackling mortality and increasing the human lifespan. In this report, we dive into each one and track what progress has been made in the quest to find the elusive fountain of youth. How can we live longer? How do we become healthy enough so more»
Published Saturday, September 7, 2019
Why I became a climate activist -- and why you should too 17:43 minutes · Filmed Jul 2019 · Posted Sep 2019 · TEDxYouth@München "I dream of a world where geography classes teach about the climate crisis as this one great challenge that was won by people like you and me," says climate activist Luisa Neubauer. With Greta Thunberg, more»
Published Saturday, September 7, 2019
Facebook together with the Partnership on AI, Microsoft, and academics are making a deepfake dataset, benchmark, and public challenge with up to $10 million in grants and awards to spur innovation and make it easier to spot fake content. The Deepfake Detection Challenge will be put together with support from academics at Cornell Tech, MIT, University of more»
Published Friday, September 6, 2019
The Colosseum – a massive RF channel emulator used to run DARPA’s Spectrum Collaboration Challenge – transitions to National Science Foundation’s PAWR Program after October finale Over the past three years, DARPA’s Spectrum Collaboration Challenge (SC2) has relied on a custom-built virtual testbed called the Colosseum to host more»
Published Thursday, September 5, 2019
500’s mission is to discover and back the world’s most talented entrepreneurs, help them create successful companies at scale, and build thriving global ecosystems. Learn more>>>
Published Thursday, September 5, 2019
Opportunity Zones were created by President Donald J. Trump’s Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 to spur economic development by giving tax incentives to investors in economically-distressed communities nationwide. While the Opportunity Zone tax incentive is a historic and powerful new tool meant to help bring private capital into underserved communities, more»
Published Thursday, September 5, 2019
How are we exploring the forefront of Alzheimer's Research? It's been more than a century since psychiatrist Alois Alzheimer first diagnosed a patient with the disease now associated with his name, and yet we are still discovering new facets of the condition. Check out what Johnson & Johnson and some of our JLABS companies are up to in more»
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