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    20+ Science Facts We Didn’t Know at The Start of 2017

    1. The speed of gravity is pretty much identical to the speed of light! This year, for the first time ever, scientists were able to photograph a collision between two neutron stars. By conducting simultaneous optical and gravitational wave observations, they were able to ...
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    Rewriting Life 2017 Was the Year of Gene-Therapy Breakthroughs

    Gene-fixing treatments have now cured a number of patients with cancer and rare diseases. It was a notable year for gene therapy. The first such treatments in the U.S. came to market this year after winning approval from the Food ...
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    Augmenting Your Nervous System. . . With iPhones

    Connected implants merging humans with technology – an opportunity for business? Speaking to a room of intrigued listeners at Disruption Summit Europe 2017, Scott Cohen stated that merging the human body with technology was completely logical. As a cyborg himself, he ...
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    This Tiny Device Can Scan For Skin Cancer At A Fraction Of The Current Cost

    sKan is an inexpensive device that can detect skin cancer at its early stages. The device creates heat maps to identify abnormalities in the skin often associated with melanoma, treatment for which has a higher success rate if detected early. Skin cancer is the ...
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    Neck Hammock Pain Relieving Device

    Find relief from pain when you have the Neck Hammock Pain Relieving Device. Designed by a licensed physical therapist, this system can help diminish the pain along your neck in just 10 minutes. Simple to use, the Neck Hammock is a cervical ...
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    Smart Clothing: The Biggest Benefits

    Smart clothing isn’t quite ready yet. Back in 2014, Gartner predicted that the shipment of smart garments in 2016 would hit 26 million, overtaking fitness trackers by 7 million units in the process. Fast forward to 2017 and while we don’t have ...
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    Motion-Tracking Artistic Wearables

    synapseWear is a small wearable gadget that contains six different sensors that can track a variety of different features of the wearer’s environment. The sensors capture environmental factors like CO2, temperature, humidity, illumination, air pressure, environmental sound, magnetic field, movement, ...
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    How Resilient is Your Future?

    Resilience is most often associated with physical and mental toughness.  Grit, endurance, pushing one’s limits, or the ability to persist, persevere and prevail through adversity, tragedy and misfortune.  Resilient individuals are heralded as survivors, heroes or super humans. In truth, ...
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    The New Face of the World – Technology in the Near Future

    In a recent interview for Linkedin, Udo Gollub, 17 Minute Languages CEO, astonished the public making some clear and certain predictions about what the next 20 years will bring. He also pointed out that their competitors are no longer other ...