Thursday, 05 March 2020 / Published in Life Sciences, News
When the next presidential term begins, the White House will be occupied either by 79-year-old Sanders, 78-year-old Biden, or 74-year-old Trump. What is the probability that any of these candidates will survive for four years, or possibly eight years, with their health intact? Dr. S. Jay Olshansky weighs in on the age of the presidential
Wednesday, 04 March 2020 / Published in Life Sciences, News
Super Tuesday made this crystal-clear: The next president will be a septuagenarian.  But voters shouldn’t worry about that, aging experts say. Biden is 77. Sanders is 78. So is former New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg (who only won American Samoa last night and seems likely to reassess his campaign today). And President Trump, of
Tuesday, 18 February 2020 / Published in Life Sciences, News
Some researchers have cast doubt on the record of the celebrated supercentenarian. People in France remember the summer of 1997 for the deaths of Princess Diana, Mother Teresa, and Jeanne Calment. The first became a household name by marrying into royalty; the second, by caring for the world’s sick and poor. Jeanne Calment, however, was an
Thursday, 06 February 2020 / Published in Life Sciences, News, Sensory Analytics
In the first Insurtech Podcast series, presented by a collaboration of the Society of Actuaries (SOA) and Plug and Play, Robert Eaton with the SOA InsurTech Committee interviews Dr. Jay Olshansky, Co-Founder and Chief Science Officer of Lapetus Solutions. Dr. Olshansky discusses Lapetus Solutions and how they have merged the fields of Biodemography with Facial
Monday, 27 January 2020 / Published in Life Sciences, News, Sensory Analytics
In an episode of Digital Dialogues, Karin Brendel, Head of Products & Analytics, Life/Health R&D, Gen Re, Cologne talks about Gen Re’s partnership with Lapetus Solutions and the creation of Gen Re’s Quick Underwriting Program (QUP) application. Watch the video here.