Viruses become CRISPR Trojan Horses to genetically re-engineer bacteria

Viruses become CRISPR Trojan Horses to genetically re-engineer bacteria

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Bacteria can be hard to reach, and even harder to genetically modify – until now.   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. CRISPR, arguably the world’s...

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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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First trials of lab grown blood cells for Sickle Cell patients starts in the UK

First trials of lab grown blood cells for Sickle Cell patients starts in the UK

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Blood is often a scarce commodity, and very precious, but now it looks like we can grow it in a lab rather than having to always rely on donors.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University,...

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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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First of a kind study shows humans and AI are better together when it comes to work

First of a kind study shows humans and AI are better together when it comes to work

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF We hear all the time how AI and robots will replace all our jobs but not how it will help us become super humans at work, this is a great experiment …   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with...

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Soon you’ll be able to measure blood pressure with just a selfie

Soon you’ll be able to measure blood pressure with just a selfie

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF We are getting closer to the time when our smartphones become tricorders and this is just another step in that direction.   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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AI finally aces motion capture without all the mocap gadgets

AI finally aces motion capture without all the mocap gadgets

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Motion capture is going to be even more important in the future, just think content creation, healthcare, sports tracking, Metaverse avatars, and this breakthrough makes it much easier.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, read...

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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 recreates hyper realistic human faces by reading people’s minds

AI recreates hyper realistic human faces by reading people’s minds

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF A few years ago this technology was “alright” and now it’s “good.” Next comes great and that will be revolutionary. 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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The Future of Healthcare 2050, a VR tour into the future with Novartis

The Future of Healthcare 2050, a VR tour into the future with Novartis

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF During this Virtual Reality tour futurist Matthew Griffin takes you on a journey into the future of healthcare in 2050 and shows you the technologies behind the breakthroughs, from AI powered robo labs and nanobots, to advances in nuclear medicine and beyond.   Love the...

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FabRx uses 3D printing to print personalised medicines for kids with rare diseases

FabRx uses 3D printing to print personalised medicines for kids with rare diseases

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Today medicines are all too often in common sized dosages with standard formulations, irrespective of our age or size, but 3D printing allows us to customise both and tailor medicines to the individual.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, subscribe to the...

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Researchers discover a new molecule that slays over 300 kinds of drug resistant bacteria

Researchers discover a new molecule that slays over 300 kinds of drug resistant bacteria

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Anti-Biotic resistance is a major growing problem and WHO “global emergency” but solutions are emerging …   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,  connect, watch a keynote,...

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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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Three children are doing fine years after receiving transplants without immunosuppressant drugs

Three children are doing fine years after receiving transplants without immunosuppressant drugs

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF This breakthrough means that there many now be a way for people who’ve had transplants to ditch the lifetime of immunpsuppressing drugs.   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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Scientists create first of a kind implant that treats pain without the drugs

Scientists create first of a kind implant that treats pain without the drugs

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF The opioid crisis has shown that drugs have their limits and downsides so what if we could treat pain without them?   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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The world’s first augmented reality contact lens just got its first human trial

The world’s first augmented reality contact lens just got its first human trial

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Up until now the contact lens hasn’t been put onto anyones eyeball, and for good reason, so this first human trial is a significant step forwards.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, subscribe to the podcast, future proof yourself with courses from...

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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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Teeth cleaning nanobots are here to make your teeth feel awesome

Teeth cleaning nanobots are here to make your teeth feel awesome

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Believe it or not there are some things that only nanobots are great at, and cleaning the inside of your teeth happens to be one of them.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, subscribe to the podcast, future proof yourself with courses...

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