Recent Discoveries and Breakthroughs

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Urine-Powered Smart Socks: Pee Power Saves Energy

Meet these new urine-powered smart socks which takes the idea of taking advantage of natural resources to an all time high. Read on for more information on this fascinating energy source.


Innovative Needle-Free Blood Draw: A Painless Future for Diabetics

There may come a day when diabetics will not need glucose monitoring devices. That day may come even sooner than expected with the advent of Google's new patent for a needle-free blood draw. Read on for more information.

What Do You Get When You Put A Worm's Brain Into a Robot?

When I wrote the title for this article, my mind immediately went to an image of a bizarre, snake-like metal machine that would slither across the floor in a quite disturbing manner.  Of course reality is quite different from my Sci-Fi addled brain.

Rainy Days and Self-Drying Jackets Never Get You Down

Meet a Back-To-The-Future inspired self-drying jacket  that promises smiles instead of frowns on rainy days. Falyon's special jacket is new to the wearable tech scene, but is likely to be a memorable addition.


Sani Sticks Use Natural Enzymes To Keep Drains Clear

Tired of pooling water and odor from slow moving drains? There are biodegradable products out now called Sani Sticks that claim to use natural enzymes in order to keep your drains doing just that, draining smoothly.

The Nanoleaf Smarter Kit Brings Bold Shapes To Your Smart Light

What was once a relatively niche product, smart lights are finally making their way into mainstream markets thanks to improved tech and lower price points. While all of them have their different selling points, they are all essentially the same thing; use your smartphone to control your lights. One of the most bold designs to come out is the Nanoleaf Smart Light.

Stem Cells and 3-D Printing: Innovative and Astounding Technology

Learn more about the latest in regenerative medicine and how 3-D printing with the help of scientists is helping to transform it by developing a way to print 3-D structures than contain embryonic cells.


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.