AI is getting great at simulating and designing proteins and drugs

AI is getting great at simulating and designing proteins and drugs

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Proteins essentially make the life work, and by understanding them faster we can now create cures and treatments for diseases faster.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, subscribe to the podcast, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, read about exponential...

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Personalised cancer treatments shown to kill 100 percent of some cancers

Personalised cancer treatments shown to kill 100 percent of some cancers

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Cancer is still one of the world’s biggest killers but new personalised treatments seem to be working with staggering results for previously “terminal” patients.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, subscribe to the podcast, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University,...

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Animal shaped morphing robots can deliver cancer drugs precisely where they’re needed

Animal shaped morphing robots can deliver cancer drugs precisely where they’re needed

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Cancer is notoriously hard to target and kill, and often the drugs used to treat it simply flood peoples bodies and create awful side effects. Targeted drugs are not only better but they’re more effective and safer too.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our...

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Telekinetic and telepathic materials open the door to mental weirdness

Telekinetic and telepathic materials open the door to mental weirdness

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF When it comes to materials we think of them as static dumb things but that’s changing.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, subscribe to the podcast, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, read about exponential tech and trends,  connect, watch a keynote,...

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Three children are doing fine years after receiving transplants without immunosuppressant drugs

Three children are doing fine years after receiving transplants without immunosuppressant drugs

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF This breakthrough means that there many now be a way for people who’ve had transplants to ditch the lifetime of immunpsuppressing drugs.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, subscribe to the podcast, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, read about...

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Scientists create first of a kind implant that treats pain without the drugs

Scientists create first of a kind implant that treats pain without the drugs

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF The opioid crisis has shown that drugs have their limits and downsides so what if we could treat pain without them?   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, subscribe to the podcast, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, read about exponential...

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This Brain on a Chip tech is designed to destroy brain tumours faster and cheaper

This Brain on a Chip tech is designed to destroy brain tumours faster and cheaper

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF The treatments to destroy and kill brain tumours hasn’t evolved very much in the past two decades, but new technologies are coming through to give us hope.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, subscribe to the podcast, future proof yourself with courses...

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Teeth cleaning nanobots are here to make your teeth feel awesome

Teeth cleaning nanobots are here to make your teeth feel awesome

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Believe it or not there are some things that only nanobots are great at, and cleaning the inside of your teeth happens to be one of them.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, subscribe to the podcast, future proof yourself with courses...

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A virus wiped out anti-biotic resistant bacteria in an immunocompromised patient

A virus wiped out anti-biotic resistant bacteria in an immunocompromised patient

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Anti-Biotic resistance is a growing problem, and researchers and governments are increasingly desparate for solutions – this could be one.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, read about exponential tech and trends,  connect, watch a keynote, or browse my...

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These smart electric chopsticks change the flavour of your food on demand

These smart electric chopsticks change the flavour of your food on demand

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF On the one hand these could help people eat healthier by changing the flavour of food to make it taste nicer, on the other they could have applications in the metaverse …   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with...

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A new DNA tool is speeding up vaccine development by a million fold

A new DNA tool is speeding up vaccine development by a million fold

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF In short? The faster we can create vaccines for diseases the fewer people that have to suffer or die from those diseases. Enough said?   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, read about exponential tech and...

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Genetically engineered gut bacteria produce Parkinson’s drugs in vivo for patients

Genetically engineered gut bacteria produce Parkinson’s drugs in vivo for patients

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF What if pharmacies and doctors weren’t in a remote building somewhere but in your body instead?   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, read about exponential tech and trends,  connect, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. New research presented...

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An algorithm just learned how to design new proteins from scratch

An algorithm just learned how to design new proteins from scratch

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Proteins make “life” work, and now that an AI can design them from scracth it opens the door to potentially billions of new proteins which could transform everything from materials to healthcare.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with...

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Implantable immunotherapy factory helps patients immune systems fight cancers longer

Implantable immunotherapy factory helps patients immune systems fight cancers longer

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF We have an increasingly powerful set of tools in our arsenal to beat cancer, but it’s a very tough opponent.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, read about exponential tech and trends,  connect, watch a keynote, or browse my...

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In a world first AI can now model the molecular machines that govern life itself

In a world first AI can now model the molecular machines that govern life itself

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Your body is a very complex machine and if we are to cure disease or even “conquer death” then we need to know everything about it, and now AI is unlocking more of its inner workings.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community,...

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New cancer therapy completely destroys advanced tumours in trials

New cancer therapy completely destroys advanced tumours in trials

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Cancer is a scourge and one of the world’s biggest killers, and despite decades of trying “cures” are still fleeting, often painful, and not guaranteed to work. A new treatment might move the dial though …   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community,...

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In a world first researchers created a digital cell that grows like the real thing

In a world first researchers created a digital cell that grows like the real thing

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF By digitising biology in this way it means one day we will be able to create and test new cures for all kinds of diseases at digital speed.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, read...

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Quantum sensor breakthrough reads brain activity from a distance

Quantum sensor breakthrough reads brain activity from a distance

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Quantum sensors are so sensitive they can pick up the faintest brain activity, today this will help diagnose dementia faster, tomorrow it could read your mind from across the room.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential...

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Researchers have found a way to create universal donor organs

Researchers have found a way to create universal donor organs

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF People can wait years for donor transplants and this will cut waiting times significantly.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, read about exponential tech and trends,  connect, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. While new emerging technologies such...

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Brain scans from a dying patient shows flash of memories in last moments of life

Brain scans from a dying patient shows flash of memories in last moments of life

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Very little is known about death itself especially people’s last moments and this accident provides fascinating insights.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, read about exponential tech and trends,  connect, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. Have you...

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