Industrial Revolution

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Stillsuits are suits that can, supposedly, infinitely recycle your body’s precious water to help you…

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF By creating a laser out of pure glass future lasers can be much smaller, simplified,…

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Urban mining is the new term being given to the recycling of urban materials, which…

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF I’ve been tracking the rise of transparent electronics and TV’s for a long time now,…

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Display systems are everywhere, but this latest innovation oushes the limits of biology, technology, and…

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Today if water gets into reinforced concrete the steel rusts, expands, and wrecks the infrastructure…

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Compounds are the basis for all materials on Earth, and the invention of a new…

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF What if rather than protecting the data from hackers we created new unhackable data storage…

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Magnetorestrictive materials might not be commonplace, but now they’re helping China’s latest generation of stealth…

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Everything is made of compounds and materials, and by discovering and inventing almost 400,000 new…

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF When it comes to making big things humanity’s great, but we’re getting better at creating…

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF The mining industry and other industry’s like it produce huge amount of toxic waste byproducts,…