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50 disruptor companies, Amazonian soil, plastic-eating microbes, stretchable electronics, fusion power, urban mining, VR, innovation, programming atoms, brain surgery, gene-edited food and quantum physics.
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These are the 2023 CNBC Disruptor 50 companies
Many of the Disruptor 50 companies have a social or environmental purpose that is core to their business model, including climate change, sustainable development, health care, financial inequities, and an inefficient global supply chain
Secret Weapon For Reforestation Found In Amazonian Soil
Scientists in Brazil have conducted an experiment to show that Amazonian dark earth (ADE) could be used to boost reforestation around the world
Microbes discovered that can digest plastics at low temperatures
Scientists have found microbes that can do this at 15C, in a potential breakthrough for recycling
3D printed elastic conductors for stretchable electronics
Researchers demonstrated the successful use of 3D printing to create elastic components that can conduct electricity.
MIcrosoft signs deal to get fusion power by 2028
Microsoft has inked a deal with an Altman-backed fusion power startup called Helion Energy, which is aiming to deliver carbon-free energy by 2023
From waste to resource: the rise of urban mining
Virgin mining – which has considerable, and sometimes irreversible, environmental and socioeconomic consequences – is rapidly becoming unsustainable.
How USA Hockey Is Using VR Tech To Train Its Players
VR sports training appears to be on the rise as major organizations begin to see the benefits.
Innovation Is Not the Holy Grail
It is time to move from innovation as an ideology to innovation as a process.
Enhancing crystal engineering using DNA
Colloidal crystal engineering with DNA involves modifying nanoparticles into programmable atom equivalents
Deployable electrodes promise minimally invasive brain surgeries
Scientists have developed electrode arrays that can be deployed inside the human skull without damaging the brain. Closer step to a Brian interfaces?
China approves first gene-edited crop; Which crop is it and is it safe?
Japan has also approved gene-edited foods, including healthier tomatoes and faster-growing fish, while in the United States, Calyxt developed a high oleic soybean that was the first gene-edited food to be approved in 2019
Qubits 30 meters apart used to confirm Einstein was wrong about quantum
Spooky action. Read “Observer: A novel” by Robert Lanza