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Jan 31, 2018

This gel is stronger than steel

Posted by in category: futurism

This gel is as flexible as jello and stronger than steel.

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Jan 31, 2018

Magnets attract and repel human blood

Posted by in category: biotech/medical

Your blood is slightly magnetic.

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Jan 31, 2018

Tesla Charges Ahead With Electric Truck and New Roadster

Posted by in categories: Elon Musk, sustainability, transportation

Elon Musk just pulled off a Steve Jobs-ian “one more thing” surprise. https://bloom.bg/2zaIMum

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Jan 31, 2018

Robots and AI Will Take Over These 3 Medical Niches First

Posted by in categories: biotech/medical, robotics/AI, virtual reality

We’re no stranger to robotics in the medical field. Robot-assisted surgery is becoming more and more common. Many training programs are starting to include robotic and virtual reality scenarios to provide hands-on training for students without putting patients at risk.

With all of these advances in medical robotics, three niches stand out above the rest: surgery, medical imaging, and drug discovery. How have robotics already begun to exert their influence on these practices, and how will they change them for good?

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Jan 31, 2018

Technology to watch in 2018

Posted by in category: futurism

Thought leaders reveal the technologies and topics likely to transform life-science research in the year ahead.

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Jan 31, 2018

Waymo Gets Ready to Deploy Thousands of Self-Driving Minivans

Posted by in categories: robotics/AI, transportation

The Alphabet spinoff is in a rush, so it’s buying thousands more “driverless” cars from Fiat-Chrysler.

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Jan 31, 2018

Tornadoes Of Sound Can Levitate Physical Objects

Posted by in categories: innovation, tractor beam

This tractor beam breakthrough means humans are one step closer to levitation. (via Seeker)

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Jan 31, 2018

Microsoft’s New AI Creates Fake Photos From Your Words

Posted by in category: robotics/AI

The groundbreaking software takes AI one step closer to achieving humanlike intelligence, according to its creator.

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Jan 31, 2018

Researchers Discover ‘Anxiety Cells’ In The Brain

Posted by in category: neuroscience

Scientists who identified specific brain cells in mice that control anxiety say the discovery could provide insights that might eventually help people with panic disorder and social phobia.

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Jan 31, 2018

Bionic device gives you a third thumb

Posted by in categories: cyborgs, transhumanism

A third thumb may be the beginning of human augmentation.

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