Color Blindness: There is an app for it

To bring color into the lives of millions who have color blindness, there is now a Color Blind Pal, an app that uses filtering and calibration tools to enable color blind people to experience colors. It also allows people with normal vision to see the world from the eyes of a color blind person.

Redesigning cars as we know them

Mercedes takes us to 2050 with an autonomous car with redesigned interiors. With no need for a driver’s seat, the interiors are similar to a limo-style lounge.

The Spongesuit: Eco-conscious wearable technology

A 3D printed bathing suit, molded on a padding of a material called ‘Sponge’, can absorb contaminants such as oils from water, and trap them so they don’t touch the skin. So now we can swim to save our oceans.

Plastic waste may finally be disposed naturally

Researchers at Stanford have found a natural trash-disposing solution in Mealworms who survived a diet of Styrofoam and other polystyrene plastics. The ingested plastic was converted into carbon-dioxide and non-toxic waste.

The Turning Point in Energy Innovation

A common platform for innovative energy solutions is the key to unlock the true potential of smart devices at home. Apple and Alphabet lead the way by simplifying the development process and making adoption easier for the consumers through Home Kit and Nest, respectively.

Breakthrough in wireless energy transmission

Japanese scientists have succeeded in transmitting energy wirelessly. This is a key step that could one day make solar power generation in space possible, enabling humans to tap an inexhaustible source of energy in space.

Former steel factory turns indoor vertical farm

The farm, located in Newark, New Jersey will use aeroponics, which is 75 times more productive than traditional farming and 10 times more productive than a hydroponic farm.

Twelve Things We Can 3D Print in Medicine Right Now

3-D printing is bringing about revolutionary changes in medicine. And not in the distant future, here are a set of twelve areas where 3-D printing is making a lifesaving difference today.

Wear a helmet to slow down brain tumors

NovoCure, an Israel-based medical device company, has developed Optune, a wearable helmet for treating brain tumors. Avoiding theside effects of chemotherapy, the Optune system sends low-intensity electric fields into the brain that slows down the growth of tumor cells.

All future communications devices will be wearable

Huawei CEO Ken Hu said we are at the beginning of a broader trend that will see all smartphones be replaced by an array of wearable objects and virtual-reality devices