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Scott Bird
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Writer. Photographer. Fitness Enthusiast.
Writer. Photographer. Fitness Enthusiast.

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Neuroprosthetic provides brain-controlled reaching and grasping in person with complete paralysis. Fantastic.

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We've touched on this a couple of times in the past, and it's a fascinating idea - linking your brain to computer networks in an extremely direct way. Both to help treat various medical issues, as well as to enhance the perfectly healthy.

Would love to hear your thoughts.

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This is certainly timely. Personally I'd love to get rid of all alcohol-related advertising in sports - it's fine elsewhere, but it seems out of place when you're promoting athleticism.

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This would certainly be an interesting move - calls for NRL referees to have the power to order concussion tests for players.

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Life-extension via the removal of senescent cells? We've certainly discussed this possibility before, though up until now it's been considered 'wishful thinking' rather than hard science. This research might just change that.

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There's certainly been plenty of discussion on this here - very interesting report. Outlining both the economic and health benefits of aggressively tackling climate change. Of note : the transport/air pollution health benefits.

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The 'Array of Things' network of air pollution sensors in Chicago. Sounds great.

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Interesting research - B vitamins and protection from impacts of air pollution.

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We've discussed longevity quite a bit recently (particularly after the HIIT study). Here's another bit of research looking at it from a very different angle.

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Banning unvaccinated children from Australian childcare centres and preschools. Interesting idea.
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