Recent Discoveries and Breakthroughs

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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?

A New Wireless Communication Device: The Human Body

Already many of us have multiple electronic devices on our person and this will only increase in the coming years as the internet-of-things comes to fruition. Cell phones, smart watches, computerized eyewear, and health monitors will all need to communicate with one another to realize their full potential. Currently, Bluetooth is the standard means by which this is achieved, but it is highly energy-inefficient. Now scientists have demonstrated a new way for these devices to share information – by sending magnetic signals through the human body itself.

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.

G.Skill Announces 4000 MT/s Trident Z DDR4 Memory Modules

In preparation for Intel's Skylake Core i7 processors, G.Skill is putting out DDR4 DIMM kits capable of seriously high speeds - up to 4 GT/s (gigatransfers per second) - with cool-looking heatspreaders to match.

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.

3D Tattoos Transforming Lives Of Breast Cancer Survivors

3D Tattoos are gaining in popularity on the body art scene, but now they're helping breast cancer survivors through the healing process.

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.

Asus Builds Micro ATX Intel X99 Motherboard

Not everyone needs a hulking full-tower case to house their 18-core workstation. Asus seems to agree. Their X99-M WS motherboard will let you use Intel's latest LGA2011-v3 Xeon processors and quad-channel DDR4 memory, cramming all that and more into the compact micro ATX form factor.

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.