Innovation

Drone-Flying Schools Aim To Address Severe Shortage of Licensed UAV Pilots

China is suffering a severe shortage of qualified, licensed UAV pilots and the country's Civil Aviation Administration isn't sitting idly by spinning their whee-, er, propellers.

Made With Code: So Much More Than Just a Pretty Interface

 

 

Read all about designer Zac Posen’s partnership with Google’s Made For Code Program, which enables young students to explore computer programming in new and unexpected ways.

Dodge Charger Pursuit Police Cars To Get 12.1-inch Uconnect Touchscreens

Would you like a 12.1-inch Uconnect touchscreen in your Dodge Charger? Yes police! Make that “only” police 'cause you gotta be a cop to cop a built-in touchscreen this big.

Ultrasound Wave Therapy: Promotes Healing Even For Non Ocean Swimmers

Read all about the findings of a new British study that indicate ultrasound therapy can speed up the healing time of skin ulcers and bed sores.

Thumbs and Bottoms Up: Norway’s Army Gets Eco-Friendly Underwear

Norway's armed forces are about to receive some brand new eco-friendly underwear. Read all about the 50,000 bras, boxer shorts undershirts and pants that will soon be covering  some very important military private parts.

Eko Smartphone Stethoscope Is The Wave Of The Future

Silicon Valley medical-device startup known as Eko Devices has launched Eko Core, a next generation digital stethoscope that works with a smartphone app designed to help address cardiovascular disease.

HIV Prevention Drug: Study Confirms 100% Effectiveness

 

Read on to learn more about the controversial daily pill, Preexposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) and the recent study that has found it to be a drug that can effectively prevent HIV 100%!

iPhone-Charging Jeans: Hello, Who’s Calling, Please?

Read on to learn more about this innovative line of women’s jeans  which allows iPhone users to charge their phones directly from the pants.

New Micro Implant Restores Hope and Sight For Glaucoma Sufferers

 Learn all about this innovative long-term treatment for glaucoma developed by researchers at Germany’s Fraunhofer University. This miniature pump regulates internal ocular pressure and offers light at the end of the glaucoma-impaired tunnel.

WalkCar Pocket-Sized Personal Transporter Is On Its Way

Getting around is about to get more sci-fi with the upcoming 'WalkCar,' a futuristic skateboard being touted as a pocket-sized personal transporter from Japan. Will the world's first 'car in a bag' be a hit for its designer or will it go the way of the Edsel and other transportation failures?

NASA's New Material: Heals a Bullet Wound In Seconds

It's not a bird or a plane or even Superman (or Superwoman), but rather a material NASA discovered by accident that can heal a bullet would in two seconds! Read on for more on this impressive innovation.

Google’s Radar-Based Wearable: One 'Handy' User Interface

Meet Project Soli, a radar-based wearable destined to control just about every product under the sun (except maybe the sun). Created by Google, this new wearable transforms human hands and fingers into a user interface. Read on to learn more about  this fascinating wearable-tech innovation.

Mind-Controlled Exoskeleton: A Dream of Walking Becomes Reality

Meet the new mind-controlled exoskeleton developed by researchers in Germany and Korea. The success of this innovation may well revolutionize the lives of the disabled everywhere.

Quantum Dots Will Turn Your Windows Into A Power Supply

Imagine installing an air conditioner that won’t send your summertime power bills skyrocketing. That’s the promise of new quantum dot infused windows. These tiny specks of semiconductor will enable windows to capture solar energy and generate clean power while remaining perfectly transparent. Scientists call them a “game-changer” in the future of sustainable cities.

Hark All Ants: Solar-Powered Backpack Converts Into Picnic Table

Meet the Technopicnic solar-powered backpack made in Spain that converts almost any urban space except  for maybe a highway into a picnic table. Read on for more on this clever and innovative wearable tech design.