Surprise email from Conor McKechnie, GE Healthcare proving the aesthetics of science and the value of blogging: A while (!) back you posted an inspiring piece linking to Harvard’s BioVisions inner life of the cell – it was 2006…It got me thinking that we could do something similarly inspiring with actual cellular images entered into… Continue reading Bright cells, big city: Cellular images hit Broadway
90 is the New 50: The Science of Longevity via Brandon Keim, Wired Science: Sunday, June 1, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM,NYU – Kimmel Center for University Life Will it one day be possible to take a pill to stay young? How will an average life expectancy of beyond a hundred years affect society and… Continue reading The Science of Longevity at The World Science Festival, June 1, NYC
Say Hello to my new 2.4 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo, 4GB RAM, Mac OS X 10.5.2 MacBook right from the Fifth Avenue Apple Store, New York City! We are back in New Orleans waiting for the swarm of the formosan termites. Let me recall some Manhattan moments with the help of quick iPhone photos.… Continue reading Manhattan trip: F.Murray Abraham, Warhammer geek, dead Barbie…
Anna and me are visiting New York City from 8th to 11th, Sunday this week. We are eager to meet geeky figures particularly as our current location, New Orleans is not really a heaven for tech-savvy people. If interested to meet with us, drop me a line: [attilacsordas][at][gmail.com]
In order to slow the progress of aging and prevent age-related disease (which is not the same as figuring out a robust engineering plan for unlimited healthy life extension) biological measures (biomarkers) of aging or disease mechanisms are needed that anticipate clinical disease and are sensitive to functional organism aging. The American Federation for Aging… Continue reading Biomarkers of aging conference in New York City
Dr. Anthony Atala of pluripotent amniotic fluid-derived stem cell and tissue engineered bladder fame gave a presentation on Regenerative Medicine at the 2007 New Yorker Conference “2012: Stories from the Near Future”. Atala, the director of the Biopolis-like huge Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine with circa 150 people, talks amongst others on the differences… Continue reading Anthony Atala on regenerative medicine at New Yorker’s 2012 conference
I am just right now in the the wonderful Apple Store in New York City. Earlier I took my girlfriend, Anna (left, bottom) for a little video Skype tour to the place and she shot this picture. Unfortunately we did not install yet the code with which high-quality video calls are enabled through Skype with… Continue reading Apple Store, 767 5th Ave, Manhattan, videoSkype tour.
Yesterday I shot Nasdaq on 4 Times Square Plz. Do you know how many public, stem cell-related, biotech companies are included in the Nasdaq Biotechnology Index? You can check that.
Posting will be light, I am in Manhattan now. If anybody out of the readers of Pimm would like to meet me, just send an email and we can figure it out.
I have the opportunity to travel to the United States in early March. As I’ll be in New York City for some days I’d like to visit several good stem cell labs, but I do not know where these labs are in the Big Apple and whom to contact? Unfortunately a short Google period did… Continue reading Where are the good stem cell labs in New York City?