Impact Lab

Subscribe Now to Our Free Email Newsletter
October 9th, 2014 at 2:59 pm

Novel treatment may reverse memory loss in Alzheimer’s patients


Nine out of ten patients with memory problems showed improvements with this novel multi-systems approach.

A small exploratory study has found that memory loss in patients with Alzheimer’s disease may be reversed — and the improvement sustained — using a novel treatment approach.


Continue Reading »

comments Comments Off
October 9th, 2014 at 2:48 pm

Disrupting Healthcare – When Devices Replace Medicine


Futurist Thomas Frey: Doctors today are constantly selling.

No, it didn’t start out that way, but a system has evolved that richly rewards members of the physician’s food chain if sales continue.



Continue Reading »

comments Comments Off
October 8th, 2014 at 12:39 pm

Carry your baby comfortably with InfantCarry



InfantCarry is an ergonomically designed attachment to a baby carrier handle to redistribute the weight of the baby and carrier.

One of the featured exhibitors at the DaVinci Inventor Showcase is InfantCarry. The Inventor Showcase will take place November 14-15, 2014 at the Denver Mart. You will have a chance to take a look at InfantCarry and many other amazing inventions.



Continue Reading »


comments Comments Off
October 8th, 2014 at 12:04 pm

NASA satellite images reveal extent of Aral Sea disaster

aral sea 1

Aral Sea August 25, 2000

A massive environmental disaster dubbed “the quiet Chernobyl,” is shown in series of NASA satellite images that reveal the shocking decline of water levels in the Aral Sea. (Photos)



Continue Reading »

comments Comments Off
October 8th, 2014 at 11:38 am

SurfAir – the Uber of the skies

surf air


SurfAir is a new airline hoping to deliver some overdue disruption to the not-so-friendly skies.The fast growing year old company is a subscription-based model for private planes, but it’s at a price point that could actually be accessible for frequent fliers.

Continue Reading »

comments Comments Off
October 8th, 2014 at 11:10 am

Top 10 mind-boggling paradoxes


Fletcher’s paradox

A statement or problem that either appears to produce two entirely contradictory (yet possible) outcomes, or provides proof for something that goes against what we intuitively expect is called a paradox. Paradoxes have been a central part of philosophical thinking for centuries, and are always ready to challenge our interpretation of otherwise simple situations, turning what we might think to be true on its head and presenting us with provably plausible situations that are in fact just as provably impossible. Confused? You should be.

Continue Reading »

comments Comments Off
October 8th, 2014 at 10:36 am

The evolution of IBM’s Watson supercomputer and where it’s taking healthcare


IBM’s Watson is a cognitive computing system originally designed to vanquish human competitors on Jeopardy in 2011. Watson has been winding its way into more and more healthcare and health-related use cases. But like most novel technologies, a number of people still don’t understand exactly what Watson is or does — or what IBM’s roadmap for the technology is.


Continue Reading »

comments Comments Off
October 7th, 2014 at 12:30 pm

LighterBro multi-tool is designed to lighten up your life


LighterBro multi-tool

Man’s game changing discovery of how to harness fire was made ages ago. Yet here we are in 2014 and our most useful pocket tools do everything but make fire. The LighterBro® multi-tool was launched to answer this question.

LighterBro  is one of the featured exhibitors at the DaVinci Inventor Showcase, which takes place November 14-15, 2014 at the Denver Mart. This is your chance to experience LighterBro and many other amazing innovations.


Continue Reading »

comments Comments Off
October 7th, 2014 at 12:10 pm

The 3 laws of transhumanism and artificial intelligence


Artificial intelligence morality will be different from our human morality.

By Zoltan Istvan: I recently gave a speech at the Artificial Intelligence and The Singularity Conference in Oakland, California. There was a great lineup of speakers, including AI experts Peter Voss and Monica Anderson, New York University professor Gary Marcus, sci-fi writer Nicole Sallak Anderson, and futurist Scott Jackisch. All of us are interested in how the creation of artificial intelligence will impact the world.



Continue Reading »

comments Comments Off
October 7th, 2014 at 11:52 am

Circle – a new bitcoin bank takes cryptocurrencies mainstream

bitcoin atm

A Bitcoin ATM

Circle is a new Bitcoin bank that opened its doors to the public last week, following a stealth development period which saw it raise $25m from some of Silicon Valley’s biggest venture capitalists.



Continue Reading »

comments Comments Off
Coworking 6