The innovators featured at Google’s science competition have come up with projects that can do everything from helping meth addicts to improving breast cancer testing. They’re also all 18 and under.
Instead of lugging around bike lights, what about just wearing them?
Engineers are realizing that muscles are ideal shock absorbers. Now that we can make fake muscles, they might start appearing in everything from cars to bridges.
The way most fish farms work--jam a lot of fish together in a tight net that’s anchored in one place--isn’t good for the fish or the environment. But these giant drifting balls of fish might solve both problems.
Does biking to work seems so daunting that you keep taking your car. Have you considered rollerblading? Wait, don’t go … just hear us out.
Architects propose a new way of looking at high-density urban slums: making space evoke a walk in the clouds.
Predictions for how the next 15 years are going to change how children learn, at school and at home.