Innovation
Tech | Science
24/7 Temperature Check

Wearable devices that monitor shifts in body temperature may better indicate infections, including COVID-19, than random fever checks, early data suggests. 

Tech | Science

Introducing Glass Made From Mussels

An invasive mussel species—Zebra Mussels—has caused environmental disturbances in the Great Lakes for decades. A group of resourceful design students decided to use the pesky creatures to make stunning blue glass.

Tech | Science
New Technology Could Generate Sweet Dreams
Tech | Engineering
Could Diamonds and Durian Fruit Hold the Key to Sustainable Batteries?
Tech | Science
Internet Goes Airborne

Designers Turn to Resilient Design to Reshape the Built Environment

As the pandemic continues to place new demands on the built environment, designers are tasked with creating spaces that protect the physical, as well as mental and emotional, health and wellbeing of those within them. But adaptability also is key. When considering return-to-workplace plans, designers must do more than keep people safe—they must also foster new and evolving human behaviors. The question that remains top of mind is: How, exactly?    

Tech | Science
A Remedy for Achy Joints
Tech | Science
Llamas could be the Source of an Effective Covid-19 Treatment
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Tech | Transportation
Take a Look at the Future of Commuting

Startup company Virgin Hyperloop One is developing a fast and sustainable transportation system that could be available to the public by 2030. Imagine being able to travel at the speed of airplanes in driverless levitating pods? 

Tech | Science

Scientists Eye Squids For Clues to Human Genetics

Scientists discovered a way to enable human cells to go into an active camouflage state, morphing into transparent forms. How did they do it? They got the idea from a squid protein. This could be a new key to understanding genetics.

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Tech | Science
Cacti Could Be The Perfect Biofuel
Tech | Engineering
Space Company Plans to Sling Rockets into Orbit
Tech | Software
Group Selfies Survive Social Distancing
Tech | Urban Planning

Cashless Villages Are Popping Up In India

What does it take to create a digital village? One bank in India set out to do just that, introducing cashless banking and widespread WiFi access to several rural villages in the country to help improve economic output. 

Tech | Manufacturing
Pass The Pasta, and The Clean Fuel
Tech | Materials
A Second Life for Wind Turbines
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Tech | Science
Can We Zap Away Coronavirus Pathogens?

Some scientists are turning to ultraviolent germicidal irradiation, similar to bringing the power of sunlight indoors, to zap pathogens out of the air in public spaces in hopes of curbing the spread of coronavirus infections. 

Tech | Transportation

Cargo Industry Goes Full Steam Ahead to Curb Carbon

Container ships transporting goods from one corner of the world to another emit large amounts of carbon and greenhouse gases as they glide through the sea, but now the industry is working to change that with cleaner fuel. 

Tech | Engineering
The Role of 3D Printing In the Coronavirus Crisis
Tech | Healthcare
Paging Doctor... Smartphone?
Tech | Engineering
Living in a Digital (Post-Coronavirus) World
Tech | Science

Step Aside, Sniffer Dogs

We're entering the era of explosive-sensing grasshoppers. Researchers at Washington University in Missouri have tapped into the olfactory senses of the American grasshopper, which naturally detects chemical odors in the air, to create small and discreet biological bomb sniffers. 



Tech | Sustainability
These Tech Innovations Help Reduce Carbon Impact
Tech | Science
Introducing The "Anti-Solar Panel"
Tech | Materials
Cotton with The Strength of Steel
Tech | Robotics
Spider-Man Sans The Suit

Now it's possible to harness the mythical powers of Spider-Man without his iconic suit. Researchers in China created a novel vacuum suction unit that allows humans or robots to scale walls, even those with rough, uneven surfaces. 

Tech | Science

Bacteria That Builds Bricks Is Here

A team of researchers is using photosynthetic microbes to create a living concrete, which can reproduce while absorbing carbon dioxide. Did we mention it changes color, too? The new construction material morphs from shades of green into more muted tones as it dries. 

Tech | Science
Eyes In The Back Of Your Head
Tech | Artificial Intelligence
Are You Real? The Advent of AI Beings
Tech | Engineering
It's Electric: Meet the World's Fastest Airplane
Tech | Engineering

May The Force Be With You

Who doesn't love the idea of a Star Wars design collaboration with Porsche? The luxury car manufacturer recently teamed up with Lucasfilm designers to create a new starfighter model, which will be unveiled at the "Rise of Skywalker" premiere in L.A. 

Tech | Software
A Look At Future Farms
Tech | Science
Could Your DNA Help You Date?
Tech | Sustainability
Meet The Search Engine Tackling Climate Change
Tech | Science
Chip Ahoy!
Chipping parties could bring implants to a limb near you and some companies (and people) are all about it. Welcome to our future.
Tech | Science

Holograms Come of Age

Researchers from the University of Sussex have found a way to create holograms that you can not only see but also hear and even feel using ultrasound waves.

Tech | Products
A House Blanket Could be the Solution to Wildfires
Tech | Robotics
Walk This Way
Tech | Engineering
It's a bird, it's a plane... no it's a Volocopter
Tech | Science

The Future of Food

Take a look at these companies shaping the way we eat with sustainable solutions and innovative technologies. 

Tech | Science
Can Flame-Retardant Gel Protect Forests From Wildfires?
Tech | Engineering
A new Biotechnology Solution Could be the end of Plastic
Tech | Artificial Intelligence
Artificial Intelligence-Driven Apps Deliver Relationship Advice