More Accurate World Map Wins Prestigious Design Award
"The Most Accurate Map of the World" ~ Hajime Narukawa "AuthaGraph Map" that divides the globe into 96 triangles, transfers them a tetrahedron and unfold it to be a rectangle - all while keeping the landmasses and seas proportioned.
NuDown’s Inflatable Jackets Let You Create Your Ideal Temperature
A new toothbrush tailored to your mouth through imaging can automatically clean teeth in seconds by just biting and grinding on it.
I perceive colors you cannot see or imagine--many women can see a broader spectrum of colors due to a double mutation. Particularly interesting when you consider that most colorblindness occurs in males!
The most promising route to ‘mental superpowers’
When people are given a way to see what’s happening inside their head in real-time, they can rapidly learn how to dampen pain, enhance self-control and boost mental ability.
Robotic exoskeleton for paraplegics approved for market
FDA approves Indego exoskeleton for clinical, personal use
Are you sitting down? Because someone invented a wearable chair.
There's no one-size-fits-all solution to the pains of sitting or standing all day. But at least there's cool tech that can help make a difference.
More than half your body is not human
More than half your body is not human - BBC News
First cancer 'living drug' gets go-ahead
WASHINGTON — Opening a new era in cancer care, the Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday approved the first treatment that genetically engineers patients’ own blood cells into an army of assassins to seek and destroy childhood leukemia.
Homes made of concrete tubes could solve the housing crisis
BBC - Capital - Homes made of concrete tubes could solve the housing crisis
How your digital self could 'live' on after you die
Eternime, for example, plans to combine your online footprint - made up of everything you've ever posted on social media, your thoughts, smartphone pictures and so on - with artificial intelligence to create a digital version of yourself.
China aims for nuclear fusion breakthrough
Will China beat the world to nuclear fusion and clean energy? - BBC News
Apple iPhone VoiceOver technology gives the blind more ways to roam
From CNET Magazine: Apple's iPhone software is helping people with limited or no sight navigate around town and across the Internet.
How can humans survive if the world gets drier? Here’s one scientist’s answer … so-called “resurrection” crops.