Home > News > Genetic blueprint or Bentley?
March 8th, 2008
Genetic blueprint or Bentley?
Stoicescu, who has a PhD in medicinal chemistry, was born in Romania and lived in the US in the early 1990s before founding Sindan, an oncology products company that he ran for 15 years. Now living with his wife and 12-year-old son in a village outside Geneva, he describes himself as a "transhumanist" who believes that life can be extended through nanotechnology and artificial intelligence, as well as diet and lifestyle adaptations. His genome sequence, he reasons, might give him a better indication of just what those should be. Last fall, Stoicescu paid US$1,000 to get a glimpse of his genetic code from deCODE Genetics. That service, and a similar one offered by 23andMe, looks at close to a million nucleotides on the human genome where DNA is known to differ among people.
News and information
Iran to Hold 3rd Int'l Engineering Materials, Metallurgy Conference October 25th, 2014
Haydale Secures Exclusive Development and Supply Agreement with Tantec A/S: New reactors to be built and commissioned by Tantec A/S represent another step forward towards the commercialisation of graphene October 24th, 2014
QuantumWise guides the semiconductor industry towards the atomic scale October 24th, 2014
SUNY Polytechnic Institute Invites the Public to Attend its Popular Statewide 'NANOvember' Series of Outreach and Educational Events October 23rd, 2014
NYU Researchers Break Nano Barrier to Engineer the First Protein Microfiber October 23rd, 2014
Iranian Scientists Apply Nanotechnology to Produce Surgery Suture October 23rd, 2014
Iranian, Malaysian Scientists Study Nanophotocatalysts for Water Purification October 23rd, 2014
Strengthening thin-film bonds with ultrafast data collection October 23rd, 2014
Iran-Made Respiratory Nano Masks Provided to Hajj Pilgrims October 23rd, 2014
Japanese gold leaf artists worked on a nano-scale: Study demonstrates X-ray fluorescence spectroscopy is a non-destructive way to date artwork July 3rd, 2014
Harry Potter-style invisibility cloaks: A real possibility next Christmas? Forget socks and shaving foam, the big kids of tomorrow want an invisible cloak for Christmas December 19th, 2013
Chicago Awareness Organization First Not-for-Profit to Sponsor Dog Training to Detect Ovarian Cancer Odorants December 12th, 2013
RF Heating of Magnetic Nanoparticles Improves the Thawing of Cryopreserved Biomaterials October 23rd, 2014
Conceptual Nanomedical Lipofuscin Removal Strategy April 29th, 2013
utsandiego.com November 22nd, 2012
Nanoparticles against aging October 3rd, 2012