Recent Discoveries and Breakthroughs

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VFiles and Studio XO: Innovative, Colorful Wearable Tech Collection

If you are not careful, a reasonable facsimile of Lady Gaga's Flying Dress may well land in a store near you, as VFiles, the web-based portal for everything digital fashion, and wearable tech company, Studio XO, have merged to collaborate on a cool and innovative collection. Learn more about this daring wearable tech initiative.


Brain-Controlled Interface Gives the Disabled Reason To Smile

Meet the telepresence robot, a brain-controlled interface that helps to lift the spirits of the disabled by translating their mental intentions into commands.

Clever New Refrigerator Keeps Food Cold Sans Electricity

For the roughly 1.3 billion people around the globe who are currently living without electricity, a traditional refrigerator is not an option. Now, a team of students from the University of Calgary has developed a refrigeration unit for storing perishables without the need for a power source.

Visibility and Cycling Safety: Smart Lumenus Apparel Offers Both

Learn more about Lumenus cycling outerwear which was created by Outdoor Tech and Jeremy Wall to ensure the visibility of bikers and pedestrians  everywhere.


Eye-Controlled Wheelchair: New Vision and Freedom for The Disabled

Learn more about Eyegaze technology and the Eyedrivomatic  wheelchair created by a disabled inventor that has transformed the lives of many people with severe motor disabilities.

Telescope Built for Quasars Sees Deep Inside Volcanoes

A new telescope under construction near Sicily's Mt. Etna is being designed to track quasars and supernovae, but it may give us a bird's eye view deep into the interior of the volcano, too.

New Desalinating System Uses Shockwaves For Turning Saltwater Into Drinking Water

Researchers at MIT’s Department of Chemical Engineering have discovered a new way to remove salt from ocean and brackish water. If it works on a larger scale, this may be the answer to our fresh water concerns.

Burberry-Google Christmas Campaign: Regent Street Video Booth Welcomes All

Read all about the latest holiday campaign from Burberry. the luxury brand has linked with Google om a holiday project video that allows the public to join the brand's Christmas ad campaign.

Sonnenbatterie Launches New Solar-Plus Storage Systems

A German group called Sonnenbatterie has announced the introduction of the Solar-Plus Storage System to rival Tesla’s.

Gene-Editing Technique May Take The Bite Out of Malaria

Learn more about the new strain of malaria-blocking mosquito scientists have created by using a new gene editing technique that may well eliminate the dreaded disease from the planet.