Advances in medical technology have surpassed what many had thought possible. We’ve seen unbelievable innovations including 3D printers with the capability to produce functional human organs, as well as vast arrays of new reproductive technologies allowing the medically incapable to raise a family. However, some of these new reproductive technologies come with inherent ethical issues that all of humanity will soon have to face.
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What is the difference between animals and humans? Opposing thumbs? Well, monkeys have opposing thumbs too. Intelligence? Seriously! Look around the world; are we demonstrating signs of intelligence? Among key differentiators like greed and ego, we humans love challenges. We love a challenge just for the sake of a challenge, profitable or not even if only for bragging rights.
Just when you thought print was dead (FYI—it’s not), a biodegradable human kidney was ‘printed’ with the potential to save a life. Though it’s still in its early stages, there is no doubt that the innovation of 3D printing has marked the beginning of the end of extensive organ transplant waiting lists. Read More
Have you ever been so bored that you find yourself rifling through meaningless videos on YouTube? Have you seen so many cat videos that you can hear them meowing in your sleep? Well, thanks to a new platform you will no longer have to watch cats play patty cake, unless of course you want to. Read More
From a small product tweak that dramatically improves your experience, to a repurposed old world delivery technology that saves lives, there’s a simple truth behind every great idea. Read More
There are people who accept the situation; there are others who change it. 23-year-old Brett and 24-year-old Taylor Scollon are among the latter. Read More
As major cities grow larger, and the economy puts a tight squeeze on lifestyles and living conditions, one of our urban privileges – personal transportation – has moved from “affordable” into the sphere of “luxury”. Yet, the use of a car (or bicycle) to run errands and to make short occasional trips is still a need for many city-dwellers. The perfect game-changing idea, one that influenced how people think about their commuting/getting-around-the-city ways – is simple, it is ‘Transportation Sharing’. Read More
Ladies, has this happened to you? There is an important date coming up, you have the exact outfit selected BUT, despite scouring the shoe stores, you simply cannot find the right shoe. Oh, the elusive perfect pair of shoes.
Until recently there was no unique offering to match a precise preference in ladies shoes. Yes, perhaps there is the $1000 bespoke option (although I use the word “option” loosely here) or the “sensible” solution – black pumps, but what shoes walk the stylish line between these extremes? Read More
Has driving over a bridge become less about enjoying the scenery it affords and more about fearing it may be on the verge of collapse? Thanks to a group of scientists from the University of Maryland’s Microbiotics Lab, soon we will have less to worry about and more to enjoy. Read More