Jeremy Munday, a University of Maryland researcher from the Institute for Research in Electronics and Applied Physics, has created the first “controllable” solar-powered smart window. With the duo-pronged ability to manipulate transparency but also harness electricity to power other devices, the smart windows can only be described as revolutionary. It also uses solar energy to […]

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California-based medical device company Second Sight developed the Argus II Retinal Prosthesis System – the only FDA-approved bionic eye device. Since the Argus II humanitarian approval in 2013, mechanical eye technology has advanced exponentially and now the possibilities are endless.

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Elon Musk’s vision to build Hyperloop One – a rapid transit service – is one step closer to becoming a reality thanks to investments totally $160 million. Capable of reaching speeds of 1,200 km (800 mph), Hyperloop One can take passengers and cargo from Dubai to Abu Dhabi in 12 minutes.

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According to a recent Futurism article, Scientists at UMass Amherst are using a new 3D scanner to not only build a catalog of endangered species but also educate others on how to protect these animals. Project Digital Life uses a camera called Beastcam that quickly captures 3D scans of creatures like sharks, geckos, turtles and […]

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In a recent article entitled, “New Tech Allows Deaf People to Sense Sounds,” Futurism features Neuroscientist Dr. David Eagleman’s new technology called the Versatile Extra-Sensory Traducer (VEST). With the help from Scott Novich and his team at Rice University, VEST uses the senses of touch to help the deaf ‘hear’ again. The VEST was inspired […]

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