New penny size computer monitors bone health in vivo

New penny size computer monitors bone health in vivo

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF If you’ve got osteoporosis or have broken a bone then this could revolutionise your treatments …   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. “As a surgeon,...

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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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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...

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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...

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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, ...

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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...

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A new particle accelerator just created the brightest medical X-Rays ever

A new particle accelerator just created the brightest medical X-Rays ever

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Particle accelerators that fit on a chip will one day revolutionize medicine but in the meantime they’re transforming X-Rays.   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....

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GE teams up with NIH to put a COVID-19 sensor in your smartphone

GE teams up with NIH to put a COVID-19 sensor in your smartphone

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF How many times during the pandemic did you wonder if you’d been in contact with “the virus” – this could tell you in the future.   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 smart kinetic clothing records and plays back your breathing

New smart kinetic clothing records and plays back your breathing

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF If you’re training AI can help you improve your technique, and now it can help you get your breathing right too.   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,...

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A new biocompatible AI takes healthcare monitoring to the next level

A new biocompatible AI takes healthcare monitoring to the next level

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Most medical implants are dumb, but by creating the world’s first biocompatible AI researchers are literally putting a doctor inside your body.   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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Revolutionary brain implant restores sense of touch in paralysed patients

Revolutionary brain implant restores sense of touch in paralysed patients

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF If you loose the sense of touch in any part of your body, for whatever reason, it can be traumatic – but solutions are emerging.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, read about exponential tech...

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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,...

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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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5G connected ambulance lets remote clinicians direct paramedics in real time using haptics

5G connected ambulance lets remote clinicians direct paramedics in real time using haptics

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Sometimes the medical experts you need are hundreds of miles away but now they can be right there with the patient thanks to 5G.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, connect, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. The South...

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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...

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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,...

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Scientists used CRISPR to create a superbug resistant to all viruses on Earth, again

Scientists used CRISPR to create a superbug resistant to all viruses on Earth, again

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF This is the second time we’ve created a superbug, and it shows how powerful gene editing technology can be.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, connect, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. Do you remember the time I talked...

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Scientists use ultrasound to remotely read the minds of monkeys

Scientists use ultrasound to remotely read the minds of monkeys

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF This is the first time scientists have used ultrasound to read the minds of primates.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, connect, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. First, a quick recap … In time all technologies, including sensors,...

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Futurist Keynote, UK: The Future of Health and Wellness, Willis Towers Watson

Futurist Keynote, UK: The Future of Health and Wellness, Willis Towers Watson

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF By the year 2028 new medical breakthroughs could start extending our lives by over a year for every year lived …   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, connect, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. Firstly, thanks to Mark and...

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MIT and Harvard scientists develop a face mask that detects COVID-19 in the air

MIT and Harvard scientists develop a face mask that detects COVID-19 in the air

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Were you exposed to the COVID-19 virus when you were out and about? Now you can find out …   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, connect, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. A little while ago I wrote about...

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