What if you could connect your brain with artificial intelligence and also speak telepathically to the people around you? It sounds crazy, right? Elon Musk has a lot of crazy ideas that he’s bringing to reality from Tesla to...
People have wondered for years--what would I do if I was smarter? Many of us have dreamed of creating mind-blowing inventions and world-changing scientific breakthroughs.Movies like Limitless really compound that desire and make us yearn for a one-step,...
Estimated Industry Size Today: $36.7 billion $36.7 billion Estimated Industry size in the Future: 5.2% annually Why it’s ripe for disruption: With recent changes in healthcare and the future of the industry seemingly up in the air, the need for self-service health information is...
For years, scientists have thought that dreaming was a result of REM sleep, a state of rest in which the brain produces brain waves similar to those of a wakeful mind. Despite common associations, however, dreaming is possible outside...
Chicago, the city of wintertime “dibs” and deep dish pizza also lays claim to some impressive innovation. Both artificial intelligence and Internet of Things companies hold firm ground in Chicago, but the city also has opportunities in big data...
Researchers at MIT may have solved a long-standing issue with traditional carbon-fiber 3D printing methods, impact resistance. Their latest breakthrough models the structure of a conch shell, a criss-crossed latticework much like the structure of the aforementioned shell. They...
No matter where we are in the world, no matter our skin color, our gender, height, weight, religion, or any other factor that so commonly separates us, we all have one thing in common--a need for food. Even when...
A treatment for Type 1 Diabetes? After one year of clinical testing, a bioengineered “pancreas” has been developed that showed introduction of insulin-producing islet cells into the omentum or layer of connective tissue and lining of the abdominal cavity...
First – what in the world is biohacking? In essence, biohacking is DIY biological experimenting. That sounds a little Frankensteiny, but stay with us here, it’s not quite that ominous. The latter portion of the word, ‘hacking’, usually is...
 Life expectancy rates across the globe have doubled since the early 1900’s when the average life expectancy ranged between 30--40 years.Rises in knowledge about biology and substantial improvements in health care have given people time to do more...

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