With internal farms, walls that convert CO2 to oxygen, and even the ability to personalize itself based on your DNA, this concept for the building of the future is a sight to behold.
The search for clean energy sources has brought us this: tiny pieces of curling plastic powered by moisture.
New networked turbines will make the power grid run more smoothly, even when the wind isn’t blowing.
CrowdFlower, a site which pays people to do microtasks, has found that it can be an extremely fast and effective medium between aid workers and locals during disasters.
It’s hard to test drugs. Animals aren’t always great analogues for humans, and putting drugs into human bodies can be dangerous. But what if we created an entirely functional version of the body? These chips are making that closer to reality.
The next step in merging man and machine is here, with new electronic enhancements to the human eye to cure blindness.
Never again get on the train only to find that you have to stand--in the Netherlands, at least. There, this new app lets you know ahead of time if you’ll be comfortable, or jammed into a sea of humanity. Perhaps you should take the next train?
The conceptual device from a California high school comes up with ingenious ways to measure sickness that even the professionals working on the contest didn’t think of.