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Undercover Colors – a special nail polish changes colors if exposed to a drugged drink

August 28th, 2014 at 11:07 am » Comments Off

Undercover Colors detects date-rape drug. Four college students from North Carolina State University have created a nail polish that may help protect the lives of college partiers everywhere. The polish — called “Undercover Colors” — will change shades if it becomes exposed to a drugged drink.    



When it comes to jobs, why is this time different?

August 27th, 2014 at 9:34 am » Comments Off

Futurist Thomas Frey: In 1964, and open letter was drafted and sent to President Johnson, warning him of the coming Triple Revolution.  



Top 26 robotic innovations in healthcare

August 26th, 2014 at 10:15 am » Comments Off

Brain-operated bionic hand. We are living in a time where the concept of robotic healthcare isn’t as foreign as it might seem.  In regard to healthcare, the surge of innovation is supported by a strong attention to the world of technology and robotics. The evolution of the healthcare market is astonishing. We are becoming more […]



Students should own their educational data: L. Todd Rose

August 24th, 2014 at 8:02 am » Comments Off

Technology can help by giving educators detailed data on students and the ability to customize teaching materials. It may sound logical to Design a textbook or lecture with the average student in mind. But the educational neuroscience professor at Harvard University’s Graduate School of Education, L. Todd Rose, argues that doing so means that the […]



Researchers develop laser device that may end pin pricks for diabetics

August 23rd, 2014 at 8:57 am » Comments Off

New laser device allows researchers to read blood sugar levels without a blood sample. Researchers at Princeton University have developed a way to use a laser to measure people’s blood sugar, and, with more work to shrink the laser system to a portable size, the technique could allow diabetics to check their condition without pricking […]



The ‘Chairless Chair’ – an exoskeleton that lets you sit anywhere

August 21st, 2014 at 11:16 am » Comments Off

Chairless Chair Noonee, a Zurich-based startup, is looking to change the way production line workers work. Most production line workers are often required to stand for a majority of their shift.  Noonee’s solution is a futuristic exoskeleton that’s simply called the “Chairless Chair.” (Video)    



Project Yerka: The world’s first unstealable bike

August 21st, 2014 at 8:51 am » Comments Off

Engineering students design a bike that cannot be stolen. Three engineering students at Chile’s University of Adolfo Ibáñez have designed a bicycle that cannot be stolen. More than a novel idea, Project Yerka solves a very common problem. This innovative cycle will be a game changer.  (Videos)  



Seven innovators over 70

August 20th, 2014 at 9:54 am » Comments Off

John Goodenough created the cathodes used by rechargeable lithium-ion batteries. When it comes to innovation, older people are as capable of new thinking as the young. Below, in order of age, are seven innovators over the age of 70 who have been at it for decades.    



Scientists develop new blood test that could detect any type of cancer

August 18th, 2014 at 10:51 am » Comments Off

The simple test can diagnose cancer and pre-cancerous conditions from the blood of patients. British scientists have developed a revolutionary new blood test that could detect any type of cancer. It is hoped the breakthrough will enable doctors to rule out cancer in patients presenting with certain symptoms – saving time and preventing costly and […]



Establishing the Central Bank of Bitcoin

August 18th, 2014 at 10:23 am » Comments Off

Futurist Thomas Frey: The year is 2024. It seemed like a piece of nostalgia to open a new bank account and get a free toaster, but this wasn’t any ordinary toaster, and it certainly wasn’t any ordinary bank. The new Internet of Things Toaster was one of the coolest gadgets of all times, and the […]



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