Chicken made in a lab gets its first US FDA approval

Chicken made in a lab gets its first US FDA approval

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Why raise chickens for meat when you can just grow that meat in a lab without all the anti-biotics, environmental damage, and nuisance?   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, read about exponential tech and trends, ...

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Cows get cancelled as whipped cream without the cow becomes a reality

Cows get cancelled as whipped cream without the cow becomes a reality

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Cows need to eat food, crops, fart alot, and need water and land, this new way to create cream just needs a factory space …   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, read about exponential tech...

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LG shows off its latest amazingly stretchy display tech

LG shows off its latest amazingly stretchy display tech

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF The fixed, glass displays we’re all used to are changing fast, and that opens the door to new display formats and possibilities.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, read about exponential tech and trends,  connect, watch...

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NASA trials 3D printing electronics in low gravity in nod to future space colonies

NASA trials 3D printing electronics in low gravity in nod to future space colonies

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF When humans start inhabiting space they won’t be able to get everything shipped from Earth so things like food and electronics will have to somehow be made in space.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University,...

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Microbes can now make a rare in demand Cancer drug

Microbes can now make a rare in demand Cancer drug

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Using bio-manufacturing and genetic engineering we are getting better at re-programming nature to make us all kinds of products, from armour to drugs.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, read about exponential tech and trends, ...

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Researchers tap nanotubes and BNNT’s to create next gen hypersonic materials

Researchers tap nanotubes and BNNT’s to create next gen hypersonic materials

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF If you want to travel at hypersonic speeds you need materials that can withstand the heat.   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. Within the next...

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As Arctic tensions heat up DARPA wants to control ice

As Arctic tensions heat up DARPA wants to control ice

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF The US military often innovate at the bleeding edge and beyond, and this is another example of out the box futures thinking that could also have commercial applications.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, read...

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Intel Samsung show off their first ever expandable display

Intel Samsung show off their first ever expandable display

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF As screens become more flexible and evolve the more use cases and applications there are for them. 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. Intel’s 2022 Innovation...

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Ultra tough diamond glass gets ready to annihilate Gorilla Glass

Ultra tough diamond glass gets ready to annihilate Gorilla Glass

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF As we find new easier and cheaper ways to produce companies in the sector are getting ready to revolutionise everything from computer chips to glass.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, read about exponential tech...

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This UK startup lets you buy a literal invisibility shield

This UK startup lets you buy a literal invisibility shield

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Metamaterials and lensing technologies are wierd and invisibility shields are just the beginning of their wierdness.   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. Nearly all of...

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Vertically farmed rice opens the door to guaranteed food security in Singapore

Vertically farmed rice opens the door to guaranteed food security in Singapore

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Finally researchers have been able to grow a global staple crop in vertical farms and it opens the door for more and a food revolution.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, read about exponential tech...

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Synthetic diamonds could help extend the Moore’s Law Era

Synthetic diamonds could help extend the Moore’s Law Era

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Moore’s Law is slowing, because of both commercial and technical reasons, but diamonds are a semi-conductor company’s best friends …   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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This Mach 5 jet from Hermeus could be the first to have a 3D printed body

This Mach 5 jet from Hermeus could be the first to have a 3D printed body

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF 3D printing is a revolutionary manufacturing technology, and it is already transforming everything from materials, food, and human organ transplants, to everyday items.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, read about exponential tech and trends, ...

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China is using autonomous 3D printers and robots to print a giant hydroelectric dam

China is using autonomous 3D printers and robots to print a giant hydroelectric dam

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF China has huge ambitions to be able to print buildings, and this is its biggest project so far.   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, ...

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Researchers have invented a new kind of material that thinks for itself

Researchers have invented a new kind of material that thinks for itself

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Smart materials will make a huge difference to the product we make, how we use them, and how they interact with us and the environment.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, subscribe to the podcast, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential...

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In a world first LG’s latest stunning OLED display is also the speaker system

In a world first LG’s latest stunning OLED display is also the speaker system

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF By embedding the speaker system into the display LG’s new display makes it easier to turn every surface into a speaker system.   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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Unilevers first 3D printed metamaterial chocolates take eating to a whole new level

Unilevers first 3D printed metamaterial chocolates take eating to a whole new level

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF New technologies and materials are transforming all our foods and our eating experiences, and this is just another example of how.   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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Researchers have replaced concrete aggregate with rubber in world first

Researchers have replaced concrete aggregate with rubber in world first

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Rubber is a natural companion to concrete that can help extent its longevity, but until now the two haven’t been able to be used together.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, subscribe to the podcast, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential...

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Alquist unveils plans for the world’s largest 3D printed community

Alquist unveils plans for the world’s largest 3D printed community

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF 3D printed homes are faster and cheaper to build than traditional homes, and this tech’s starting to go mainstream.   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...

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BMW shows off its colour changing car in a vision of the future

BMW shows off its colour changing car in a vision of the future

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Materials are changing, they’re becoming smarter, more capable, and more controllable – and digital – and this is a good example of future applications.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, subscribe to the podcast, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University,...

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