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Wellness real estate has blossomed into a $134 billion industry worldwide- and it’s growing fast

June 27th, 2018 at 9:33 am » Comments Off

From personalized wellness programs to fitness-focused apps, luxury homes are focusing on making residents feel better It’s the non-stop pace of our digital lives. An increasingly isolated and aging population. Rising chronic illness. Climate change. Given the pressures of the modern world, a gym membership and taking the occasional “mental health day” often just aren’t […]

New eyedrops could repair corneas, make glasses unnecessary

June 26th, 2018 at 8:26 am » Comments Off

“This is a new concept for correcting refractory problems.” A Shaare Zedek Medical Center and Bar-Ilan University ophthalmologist has invented and patented “nanodrops” which – when placed on pigs’ corneas – have produced improvements in short-sightedness and long-sightedness. If they improve vision in humans when clinical testing is carried out later this year, the nanoparticle […]

Here’s how the plan to replace the humans who make iPhones with bots is going

June 25th, 2018 at 11:08 am » Comments Off

    Foxconn Technology chairman Terry Gou on Friday reiterated a pledge that the world’s biggest assembler of iPhones has made many times: that in a matter of years, human workers will be in a minority at the company.

These are the 5 “super skills” you need for jobs of the future

June 25th, 2018 at 10:51 am » Comments Off

Work is changing, so to stay ahead you’ll need to master these skills that you probably didn’t learn in college. Chances are your job description has changed over the past five years. Or maybe your role didn’t even exist a short time ago. The workplace of today and the future looks quite different due to […]

Taste test: Burger robot startup creator opens first restaurant

June 24th, 2018 at 4:55 pm » Comments Off

Creator’s transparent burger robot doesn’t grind your brisket and chuck steak into a gourmet patty until you order it. That’s just one way this startup, formerly known as Momentum Machines, wants to serve the world’s freshest cheeseburger for just $6. On June 27th, after eight years in development, Creator unveils its first robot restaurant before […]

Don’t worry, robots aren’t going to steal your job — yet

June 24th, 2018 at 4:27 pm » Comments Off

One author says we have plenty of time before robots take over humans’ jobs. As technology has advanced, Thomas Malone has watched his old family farm change drastically. The farm he grew up on once employed 15 people full-time and another 30 or 40 seasonally. Now, five people and many more machines farm about three […]

The shift from 4G to 5G will change just about everything

June 20th, 2018 at 9:56 am » Comments Off

Including speed, bandwidth and low latency. Low latency with 5G means web pages would load in a millisecond. Telecom experts are going so far as to herald the arrival of 5G as the advent of the fourth industrial revolution. There are an ever-expanding number of high-tech devices out there trying to connect to the internet […]

Elon Musk’s Boring Company wins Chicago airport high- speed train bid

June 17th, 2018 at 10:49 am » Comments Off

Elon Musk’s Boring Co. is the winner in a bid to build a multibillion-dollar high-speed express train to Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport. The result gives the young company a big boost in legitimacy as it tries to get transportation projects underway in Los Angeles and Washington. The company beat out a consortium that included Mott […]

AI cancer detectors

June 15th, 2018 at 9:53 am » Comments Off

Researchers suggest artificial intelligence is now better and faster at detecting cancer than clinician. An AI system developed by a team from Germany, France and the US can diagnose skin cancer more accurately than dermatologists. In the study, the software was able to accurately detect cancer in 95% of images of cancerous moles and benign […]

Gastric bypass “surgery in a pill” points to inspired new treatment for diabetes

June 15th, 2018 at 9:39 am » Comments Off

While gastric-bypass, or bariatric, surgery can be a very successful weight-loss treatment option for those suffering from obesity, it has also been seen to be extraordinarily effective in reversing type 2 diabetes. An exciting new study from a team at Brigham and Women’s Hospital has now demonstrated an oral agent that can potentially mimic the […]

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