Recent Discoveries and Breakthroughs

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PathoChip: Detects Pathogens For Those At High Risk For Infection

Researchers from the University of Pennsylvania have created a new test that can potentially aid those with compromised immune systems by quickly identifying dangerous and illusive pathogens. Read on for more on this amazing new test.


Single-Use 'Toilet Bags' From Sweden Sanitize Human Waste

A group in Sweden has come up with a product known as PeePoo, a disposable yet recyclable one-usage bag for human waste.

Seawater Greenhouse Turns Saltwater Into Fresh Drinking Water With Added Bonus

The lack of fresh, potable water in many areas of the world is increasing at an alarming rate. A U.K. business has the solution.

Hydro Power Plant Called 'Rotor' Is Made From A Simple Inner Tube

If you live in rural, underdeveloped areas you have to be clever to survive. The Rotor, a homemade hydro plant created from an inner tube that generates power from moving water, is about as clever as it gets.

Solar Powered Medical Rucksack Cleans, Disinfects And Sterilizes Instruments

One of the most prevalent problems in developing countries is sterilization. Thanks to a new solar-powered device called the “medical rucksack,” a lot of that could be about to change.

UCAP Microfiber Pad Improves Diagnosis of Urinary Tract Infection

Researchers in Jerusalem have developed an innovative microfiber pad that can greatly improve the diagnosis for urinary track infection by aiding in the collection ofsterile urine samples. Read on for more on this exciting medical innovation.


For Tomorrow’s Diabetics: Can Human Skin Cells Make Insulin?

Will the near future bring the reprogramming of human skin cells so that they can produce the hormone  insulin? Read on for more information on this amazing new development.

Tech Giants Fund GRAIL: New Early Detection Cancer Blood Test

Bill Gates and Jeff Bezos from Amazon.com have donated $1 million to fund Grail, a company that has developed a new blood test that will allow an even earlier detection of many kinds of cancer than that which is currently available. Read on for more information about this amazing boon to the health of all mankind.


Fashion Designer J.W. Anderson: Far Out and Yet In

Meet Irish-born, J.W. Anderson, one of fashion's most important and original fashion designers. His works are provoking and contradictory, far out and yet cemented in time. Read on for more about this fascinating young man and his work.

Motorcycle Seats With EMF Shields Designed For Thwarting Cancer

If you spend a lot of time on a motorcycle, then this is something you definitely want to know about. Up until recently, nobody ever thought twice about it, but there’s a chance your motorcycle is giving you cancer.