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The highway to hell, nano plastics, forever chemicals, digital twins, building materials trends, solar, 10 reasons to be optimistic, undying robots, anti-work, technology trends, living computers made out of brain cells of mice, data centres in pools and cheap brain interfaces.
Climate change, nana plastic and forever chemicals are fantastic business opportunities.
Humanity at the climate crossroads: highway to hell or a livable future?
Nanoplastics Interfere With Developing Chicken Embryos in Terrifying Ways
In these latest lab experiments, the polystyrene nanoplastics (25 nanometers in size) seemed to get stuck on stem cells called neural crest cells, stopping them from migrating into place where they would normally form important tissues and organs.
EPA v. Forever chemicals #142
A class of ~4,700 man-made chemicals, PFAS have been used widely in water- and stain-resistant consumer products since the 1940s.
Architects and engineers find a transformative solution in Nvidia Omniverse
Digital twins as a platform to innovate and cooperate.
Trends That Will Impact Construction Building Material Suppliers In 2023
Sustainable, circular, prefabricated, regulations, digital fabrication and mass timber.
Floating solar panels could completely power thousands of cities
Thousands of cities around the world could power themselves entirely with solar panels floating atop water reservoirs
10 reasons why the Earth’s future is better than you think
Poverty, hunger, mortality, education, renewals and internet access.
Our future could be full of undying, self-repairing robots – here’s how
Nano diamond batteries, self repair, necrobots, self-replicating and swarms.
“Unemployment for all”: The ideology of the anti-work movement
Hard or soft trend?
Technological Trends In The Upcoming Years
Artificial muscles, hydrogen, hyper automation, shape shifting and digital humans.
80,000 mouse brain cells used to build a living computer
Tens of thousands of living brain cells have been used to build a simple computer that can recognise patterns of light and electricity. It could eventually be used in robotics
How data centers at public pools can keep swimmers warm
A tech firm is setting up its small data centers at public pools across the UK.
This Affordable Device Will Let Anyone Connect Their Brain to a Computer
Will this speed up the development of brain interfaces?