Six of the best from Ray’s newsletter

Ray Kurzweil’s Accelerating Intelligence newsletter was packed full of developments that could really impact the ability of people to live forever – I admit that sometimes there are a few general science padding items in the newsletter but not this week, so here are 6 of the best – I wish I had time to properly consider and blog about each one.

Nanorods found better than spherical nanoparticles for targeted drug delivery

Lifespan-extending drug given late in life reverses age-related heart disease in mice

Nanofiber sensor instantly detects diabetes or lung cancer in breath

Turning human spare parts into exports

A simple, non-invasive gene therapy restores sight

How to quickly generate a large quantity of personalized nerve cells