Innovation
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.

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

Inside the World's First Regenerative Highway

Since ancient times, humans have been altering the environment to create throughways for the transport of food and goods, not to mention travel and military defense. But over the course of thousands of years, little has changed regarding the way roads are built. It’s still a necessity to clear trees and disrupt layers of earth to make way for smoother, more durable foundations, but at what cost?  

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. 

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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"
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Tech | Materials
Cotton with The Strength of Steel

Researchers at Northwestern University are collaborating with the United States Army to develop a cotton fabric that rapidly neutralizes deadly nerve agents. 

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
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

Rolls-Royce is redefining the nature of air travel with its all-electric airplane, which can reach speeds of up to 300 mph. 

Tech | Engineering
May The Force Be With You
Tech | Software
A Look At Future Farms
Tech | Science
Could Your DNA Help You Date?
Tech | Sustainability
Meet The Search Engine Tackling Climate Change

Find out how a Berlin-based search engine uses profits from advertising revenue to plant trees all over the world.

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
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

A three-minute flight of an air taxi in Singapore signals the world is starting to get serious about flying cars. This is the first time the German Volocopter took to the urban skies to test its wings for more commercial flights.

Tech | Science
The Future of Food
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

Want to find out if a text conversation is flirty or friendly? A new batch of apps, which use artificial intelligence to evaluate communication patterns, may have the answer. 

Tech | Science

Inside the Controversial Plan to Cool the Planet

Could spraying chemicals into the sky reverse some impacts of global warming? Scientists are considering the possible benefits and risks of solar geoengineering, a controversial concept that could possibly cut global temperature increases in half.  

Tech | Robotics
Watch MIT's Unsettling Brain-Burrowing Robot Designed to Help Stroke Victims in Action
Tech | Augmented Reality
Augmented Audio Experiences are the Future of Headphones
Tech | Engineering
"Ice" to Meet You: The Mini-Submarines that Could Re-Freeze the Arctic
Tech | Food

The Future Points to BYOB Vending Machines

Grab your reusable bottle since Dasani is rolling out 100 BYOB vending machines – essentially, refillable water stations – as a test approach to curb plastic waste. The company also will start selling water in aluminum cans, which are made from more recycled material than plastic bottles, in the northeast this fall.

Tech | Science
Facebook Wants to Read your Mind
Tech | Transportation
The Electric Scooter Wars Are Fully Charged
Tech | Science
CRISPR Therapy Tackles Some of Humanity's Worse Genetic Ailments