Invention

New “smart needle” diagnose cancer within a few seconds

The new technique can detect and diagnose one of the most common types of cancer within seconds - using light.

New Citicape House will annually capture eight tonnes of pollution

It will also produce six tonnes of oxygen, and lower the local temperature by three to five degrees Celsius.

Pavement made of recycled tires self-repairs every time it rains

Rubber pavement made of recycled tires combined with additives that allow it to self-regenerate upon contact with water.

An electric car battery that takes you 1,500 miles without recharging

An inexpensive lightweight aluminum-air battery, nine times more capacious than lithium-ion, and easier to recycle.

Kanye’s new Yeezy sneaker will be made from algae

The next sneaker in Kanye West's Yeezy line could be made from algae foam.

Meati Foods makes the fake-meat “steaks” from fermented fungus

Meati Foods can produce the vegan equivalent of 4,500 cows’ worth of meat overnight.

The world’s first space hotel will open its doors in 2025

The Von Braun Rotating Space Station will support scientific experiments but also function as a "space hotel" for tourists.

Microsoft’s ultra-durable quartz glass securely stores data for centuries

Microsoft has successfully stored and read back the classic 1978 “Superman” movie on a 7.5 cm x 7.5 cm x 2 mm piece of durable silica glass, on which you can store up to 75.6 GB of data.

Recent Articles

UC scientist to develop nanosatellites for protein crystallization

The team is developing a nanosatellite-based space biology laboratory for crystallizing proteins in low Earth orbit.

NASA unveils X-57 Maxwell, its 100% electric airplane

Maxwell X-57, an experimental 100% electric airplane that aims to revolutionize the industry.

Erzetich Thalia, a fully hand-crafted headset made from recycled wood

Despite the fact they are crafted of wood and metal, giving them an edgy statement look, without compromising strength or integrity.

New “smart needle” diagnose cancer within a few seconds

The new technique can detect and diagnose one of the most common types of cancer within seconds - using light.

New Citicape House will annually capture eight tonnes of pollution

It will also produce six tonnes of oxygen, and lower the local temperature by three to five degrees Celsius.

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