A new medical device uses twisted ultrasound to eliminate blood clots fast

A new medical device uses twisted ultrasound to eliminate blood clots fast

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Blood clots kill a lot of people, but now this solution which is not only fast and portable, could save many of them.   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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ChatGPT is almost acing the hardest USMLE medical exams in the USA

ChatGPT is almost acing the hardest USMLE medical exams in the USA

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF As teachers increasingly worry about how students will use new powerful AI’s to cheat they’re finding out their concerns are justified, and worse.   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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Thanks to AI your WiFi can now sense when you’re struggling to breathe

Thanks to AI your WiFi can now sense when you’re struggling to breathe

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Often some of the best breakthroughs, but also the oddest in terms of “privacy invasion” come from odd sources …   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 new invention lets doctors see radiation beams in real time

This new invention lets doctors see radiation beams in real time

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF How do doctors know if radiation therapy is hitting the right part of the patient or tumor? Well, until now it was “a good guess.”   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, read about exponential tech...

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Researchers created self-assembling proteins that can the memories of cells

Researchers created self-assembling proteins that can the memories of cells

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Imagine you knew exactly what was happening in all the cells in your body in real time so you could detect changes, thwart cancer, or just to be nosey …   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential...

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Human mini brains in mice respond to visual stimulii in trial first

Human mini brains in mice respond to visual stimulii in trial first

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF When you grow human brains outside of the human body they do odd things, such as become sentient, outsmarting machine AI’s, and now seeing?   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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World’s first Pig-Human heart transplant patient died from a Porcine virus

World’s first Pig-Human heart transplant patient died from a Porcine virus

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Xenotransplantation relies on organs from other species that can be transplanted into humans to be genetically engineered to be virus free, this one wasn’t and it’s set the field back years.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses...

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New breakthrough drug reverses hearing loss and consigns hearing aids to the bin

New breakthrough drug reverses hearing loss and consigns hearing aids to the bin

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Hearing loss affects everyone at one stage or another, but now it’s increasingly looking like hearing loss can be reversed thanks to a new regenerative medicine drug from MIT.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University,...

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Your level of stress can now be measured using a simple palm worn smart tattoo

Your level of stress can now be measured using a simple palm worn smart tattoo

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Stress is a killer, among other things, so being able to measure it now means it’s easier for people to know when others need help.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, read about exponential tech...

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The world’s smallest synthetic lifeform can now move by itself

The world’s smallest synthetic lifeform can now move by itself

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Synthetic bacteria aren’t natural, and now scientists are starting to give them new abilities.   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. Japanese scientists have “engineered the...

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Researchers are going to grow new organs in patients for the first time

Researchers are going to grow new organs in patients for the first time

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Imagine needing a transplant but rather than having one the doctors just regrow you a new organ in vivo …   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 genetic firewalls keep engineered alien bacteria safe from outside attack

New genetic firewalls keep engineered alien bacteria safe from outside attack

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF We’re becoming increasingly adept at coding life and created new kinds of DNA, and that’s good and bad …   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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Researchers use AI to create cancer hunting human super soldier cells

Researchers use AI to create cancer hunting human super soldier cells

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Essentially the human body is an amazing machine, and as scientists understand it better they’re managing to code it to do new things.   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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Mini brains grown from human neurons have learned how to play Pong

Mini brains grown from human neurons have learned how to play Pong

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF We are complex organisms, but our bodies are made up of all manner of equally complex parts which continue to surprise us.   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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Researchers replace blood tests with a 5 second pulse of light to detect Malaria

Researchers replace blood tests with a 5 second pulse of light to detect Malaria

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF By being able to replace blood tests with a pulse of light from a smartphone connected device researchers have just made a major breakthrough.   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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Inspired by OpenAI’s DALL-E 2 biotech labs are now using generative AI to create new drugs

Inspired by OpenAI’s DALL-E 2 biotech labs are now using generative AI to create new drugs

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF AI is getting better at creating and innovating all manner of things – and now it’s proteins and drug 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...

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Chinese scientists unveil the world’s first tough, flexible ceramic with multiple applications

Chinese scientists unveil the world’s first tough, flexible ceramic with multiple applications

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF There are alot of instances where metals are heavy and a poor choice so this new ceramic could be a game changer.   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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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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