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
http://www.kurzweilai.net/nanorods-found-better-than-spherical-nanoparticles-for-targeted-drug-delivery

Lifespan-extending drug given late in life reverses age-related heart disease in mice
http://www.kurzweilai.net/lifespan-extending-drug-given-late-in-life-reverses-age-related-heart-disease-in-mice

Nanofiber sensor instantly detects diabetes or lung cancer in breath
http://www.kurzweilai.net/nanofiber-sensor-instantly-detects-diabetes-or-lung-cancer-in-breath

Turning human spare parts into exports
http://www.kurzweilai.net/turning-human-spare-parts-into-exports

A simple, non-invasive gene therapy restores sight
http://www.kurzweilai.net/a-simple-non-invasive-gene-therapy-restores-sight

How to quickly generate a large quantity of personalized nerve cells
http://www.kurzweilai.net/how-to-quickly-generate-a-large-quantity-of-personalized-nerve-cells