Life expectancy rates across the globe have doubled since the early 1900’s when the average life expectancy ranged between 30--40 years.Rises in knowledge about biology and substantial improvements in health care have given people time to do more...
Virtual reality is creating a safe space for patients and care providers in the healthcare sector. Not only can it help surgeons in training prepare for new operations, but it can also ease the minds of patients who may...
Chicago, the city of wintertime “dibs” and deep dish pizza also lays claim to some impressive innovation. Both artificial intelligence and Internet of Things companies hold firm ground in Chicago, but the city also has opportunities in big data...
If you’re reading this before the future of cyborg bodies, you’ve got a (mostly) organic body. This universality of organic biology has always made biotech a hotbed for innovation and research. Some research, like the fact bacteria can use...
By the mid-2030s, the world’s population is poised to grow to 8.4 billion. Barring the inhabitation of luscious exoplanets, cyborg bodies that do not source energy from normal food products, and similarly futuristic possibilities--that’s a lot of mouths to...
Montreal, Quebec is a French-speaking city well-known for their underground tunnels and delicious food that can be found practically everywhere. But this bustling international hub has something else going on beneath the surface--a vibrant disruptive technology scene. Montreal is...
Ah, biohacking. It sounds like a field with little to offer by way of nostalgia, but it is what started me down my path toward disruptive technology.It reminds me of over a decade ago, when I was just a...
Gunshots, concerts, loud video games, even loud cityscapes may all be responsible for hearing loss. How can we reverse the negative effects of these things that we may or may not enjoy significantly? Until now, when humans have sustained...
For years, scientists have thought that dreaming was a result of REM sleep, a state of rest in which the brain produces brain waves similar to those of a wakeful mind. Despite common associations, however, dreaming is possible outside...
Have you ever wished that you could just lay back, nice and comfortable in your bed or chair, and just think your way through your emails or research paper or that novel you’ve always wanted to write? Voice-to-text used...

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