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Medical Innovation
At-Home Breast Cancer Screening, Powered By AI
at-home breast cancer screening
Medical Innovation
At-Home Breast Cancer Screening, Powered By AI
An award-winning at-home breast cancer screening device, called the Blue Box, could one day replace uncomfortable mammograms.
November 29, 2020

An award-winning at-home breast cancer screening device, called the Blue Box, could one day replace uncomfortable mammograms.

Inventions
Finally! A Smart Toilet Offers Fecal Testing for the Masses
fecal testing
Inventions
Finally! A Smart Toilet Offers Fecal Testing for the Masses
Fecal testing can reveal a surprising amount of medical data. Israeli startup OutSense wants to do so from your home.
November 15, 2020

Fecal testing can reveal a surprising amount of medical data. Israeli startup OutSense wants to do so from your home.

Computer Science
Scientists Create Modem for Future Quantum Internet
quantum internet modem
Computer Science
Scientists Create Modem for Future Quantum Internet
Physicists have created a modem for the quantum internet of the future, giving powerful quantum computers a way to share information.
November 14, 2020

Physicists have created a modem for the quantum internet of the future, giving powerful quantum computers a way to share information.

Robotics
This Robot Will Put Your Contact Lenses In For You
contact lens robot
Robotics
This Robot Will Put Your Contact Lenses In For You
A man in Florida has invented a contact lens robot to insert or extract lenses for people with hand tremors or dexterity issues.
November 12, 2020

A man in Florida has invented a contact lens robot to insert or extract lenses for people with hand tremors or dexterity issues.

AR
Military Dogs May Soon Sport AR Goggles in Enemy Territory
military dogs
AR
Military Dogs May Soon Sport AR Goggles in Enemy Territory
Military dogs will don augmented reality goggles to test their ability to keep soldiers safe by allowing them to direct the dogs from afar.
October 10, 2020

Military dogs will don augmented reality goggles to test their ability to keep soldiers safe by allowing them to direct the dogs from afar.

The Future Explored
All of Human Knowledge in a Tablespoon of DNA
dna hard drives
The Future Explored
All of Human Knowledge in a Tablespoon of DNA
With artificial DNA, a data storage facility as big as a football field could be compressed to the size of a sugar cube.
September 12, 2020

With artificial DNA, a data storage facility as big as a football field could be compressed to the size of a sugar cube.

Planet Earth
This Magnetic Sponge May Be the Key to Oil Spill Cleanup
Oil spill cleanup
Planet Earth
This Magnetic Sponge May Be the Key to Oil Spill Cleanup
A new magnetic sponge makes the job of oil spill cleanup safer for the environment.
June 27, 2020

A new magnetic sponge makes the job of oil spill cleanup safer for the environment.

New Normal
Virtual Reality Meetings Are the New Zoom
Virtual Reality Meetings
New Normal
Virtual Reality Meetings Are the New Zoom
If you’re sick of video conferencing, you can now access Spatial’s platform for virtual reality meetings for free and without a headset.
May 24, 2020

If you’re sick of video conferencing, you can now access Spatial’s platform for virtual reality meetings for free and without a headset.