Cancer vaccines using zombie cancer cells shows promise in mouse tests

Cancer vaccines using zombie cancer cells shows promise in mouse tests

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF What if you could train the human immune system to spot and kill cancerous cells by developing a vaccine? You’d change the outcome …   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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Tiny autonomous brainy robots get ready to explore your body from within

Tiny autonomous brainy robots get ready to explore your body from within

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Robots of all sizes are starting to loose their cables and tethers which means they’ll soon be free to do what they want.   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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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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Scientists have found a way to break down Forever Chemicals

Scientists have found a way to break down Forever Chemicals

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Some chemicals either never break down or take millennia but now we have a way to break them down on demand using a new method.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, read about exponential tech...

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Deadly brain tumours in mice completely destroyed for the first time

Deadly brain tumours in mice completely destroyed for the first time

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Brain tumours are very hard to treat and often deadly, but there is hope on the far horizon that this will not always be the case.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, read about exponential...

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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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New exotic protein rotors and axles will help nanomachines move faster

New exotic protein rotors and axles will help nanomachines move faster

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Our ability to create nano scale products is getting better fast, and these breakthroughs could transform every industry from manufacturing to healthcare and beyond.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, subscribe to the podcast, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University,...

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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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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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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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AI tutor trounces human experts at teaching students neurosurgery

AI tutor trounces human experts at teaching students neurosurgery

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF AI will take jobs, but it’s also going to improve employee training dramatically to improve employees skills.   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. When we...

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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...

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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...

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Researchers made the world’s smallest antenna out of DNA

Researchers made the world’s smallest antenna out of DNA

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF One day everything will be connected – even your cells and this is the tech that could do it …!   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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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, ...

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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...

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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...

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