A lab accident might have just solved the global anti-biotics crisis

A lab accident might have just solved the global anti-biotics crisis

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Anti-biotic resistance is now a global threat of pandemic proportions according to the WHO but a lab mistake might have just found a solution …   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, read about exponential tech...

Read more
New Reverse Vaccines train the immune system to stop attacking itself

New Reverse Vaccines train the immune system to stop attacking itself

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Your body attacks all sorts of things it should like itself, or pollen, or blood clotting agents and so on, this new treatment stops it doing that and could change medicine.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses...

Read more
Doctors sequenced a entire human genome in five hours with breakthrough new machine

Doctors sequenced a entire human genome in five hours with breakthrough new machine

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF The ability to quickly and cheaply analyse patients DNA and genomes for disease will save lives and help doctors treat patients faster.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, read about exponential tech and trends,  connect, watch...

Read more
Sensors that detect Covid-19 in the air get major US military funding

Sensors that detect Covid-19 in the air get major US military funding

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF If you’d like to know if there are any pathogens in the air around you then this is the tech for you.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, read about exponential tech and trends,  connect, watch...

Read more
Researchers new penny sized computer monitor bone health in real time

Researchers new penny sized computer monitor bone health in real time

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Lots of people suffer from bone problems and this new computer could help track disease progression as well as help develop more effective personalised treatment plans.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, read about exponential...

Read more
These tiny bio-electronic implants could treat Rheumatoid Arthritis

These tiny bio-electronic implants could treat Rheumatoid Arthritis

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Lots of people have rheumatoid arthritis and it’s a painful condition to have, but now new bioelectronic implants could eliminate most of that pain.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, read about exponential tech and...

Read more
Swiss government first to approve the use of an assisted suicide booth

Swiss government first to approve the use of an assisted suicide booth

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Sometimes people want to pass over to the next place but the law and technology doesn’t make it easy or painless for them, now there’s a literal suicide booth to help …   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with...

Read more
Amazing new cancer therapy stops cancer in its tracks and prevents it spreading

Amazing new cancer therapy stops cancer in its tracks and prevents it spreading

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Researchers have found a “switch” that stops cancer in its tracks and stops it spreading, and they also know how to turn it off. Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, read about exponential tech and trends, ...

Read more
Non invasive wearable tech monitors cholesterol levels through the skin

Non invasive wearable tech monitors cholesterol levels through the skin

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Cholesterol can be a killer but detecting and measuring it is normally invasive and tricky, but soon your smart watch could measure it for you.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, read about exponential tech...

Read more
New experimental chewing gum slows down the spread of COVID-19

New experimental chewing gum slows down the spread of COVID-19

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Companies are coming up with all manner of ways to try and get life back to normal and one of the latest innovations is a new kind of chewing gum!   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential...

Read more
This new nanochip re-programs human cells and tissue to cure disease

This new nanochip re-programs human cells and tissue to cure disease

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF There are some examples, such as internal injuries and heart attacks, where it would be great to be able to turn one kind of cell into another kind of cell on demand, now we can.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future...

Read more
New wearable catches cancer cells directly from your bloodstream

New wearable catches cancer cells directly from your bloodstream

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF This is the cancer equivalent of 24/7 monitoring of patients cancers and treatments, and it’s a historic milestone.   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...

Read more
This new brain implant lets blind patients see without eyes

This new brain implant lets blind patients see without eyes

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Increasingly we’re able to use technology to bypass people’s eyes and let them see, and yes it’s as sci-fi as it sounds.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, read about exponential tech and trends,  connect, watch...

Read more
Bioartificial kidney aces tests and could one day replace dialysis

Bioartificial kidney aces tests and could one day replace dialysis

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF By combining human cells and mechanical components researchers have created a new kind of hybrid human organ that works as well as the real thing.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, read about exponential tech...

Read more
Pfizer’s new COVID-19 pill cuts hospitalisations by 90 percent

Pfizer’s new COVID-19 pill cuts hospitalisations by 90 percent

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF We have a whole host of new ways to prevent and treat disease, and now they’re all being used to target the pandemic.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, read about exponential tech and trends, ...

Read more
DARPA and GE developing truck mounted labs to churn out synthetic DNA and RNA vaccines

DARPA and GE developing truck mounted labs to churn out synthetic DNA and RNA vaccines

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF There are many parts of the world that need vaccines, especially in a pandemic, and this system will not only be fast it’ll be portable and be able to produce vaccines at scale.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself...

Read more
Revolutionary new brain implant zaps away clinical depression in real time

Revolutionary new brain implant zaps away clinical depression in real time

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Some people who suffer from the worst forms of depression can’t shift it, but now it can be zapped away …   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,...

Read more
Moderna’s first HIV mRNA vaccine heads to human trials

Moderna’s first HIV mRNA vaccine heads to human trials

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF A vaccine against AIDS/HIV would be revolutionary and perhaps put an end to a disease that has haunted people for decades.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, connect, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. HIV is a disease that...

Read more
Living pharmacies within our bodies could help cure jet lag and disease

Living pharmacies within our bodies could help cure jet lag and disease

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Today we make drugs in factories and then inject and pop them when we need to – but what if our bodies could make those drugs in vivo at the first sign of disease?     Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future...

Read more
Molecular farming means your next vaccine could be grown in a plant

Molecular farming means your next vaccine could be grown in a plant

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF What if your food could vaccinate you against diseases? And other odd questions …   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, connect, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. It’s a hot summers day and you bite down on a plump,...

Read more