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GLIMPSES OF THE FUTURE – MAY 2022

How To Charge Your Electric Car Battery 200 Times Faster

 Despite the vast improvements in battery technology, today’s drivers of electric vehicles face another difficulty: slow battery charging speed. Currently, cars take about 10 hours to fully recharge at home. … Read the rest

GLIMPSES OF THE FUTURE – APRIL 2022

AI Is Helping Us To Understand Animal Communication

Artificial intelligence has already enabled humans to chat with robots like Alexa and Siri that were inspired by science fiction. Some of its newest creations take a page from a hero of … Read the rest

GLIMPSES OF THE FUTURE – MARCH 2022

Drilling Deep For Geo-thermal Energy

 MIT spin-off Quaise says it’s going to use hijacked fusion technology to drill the deepest holes in history, unlocking clean, virtually limitless, supercritical geothermal energy that can re-power fossil-fuelled power plants all over the world.… Read the rest

GLIMPSES OF THE FUTURE – FEBRUARY 2022

 

Now, That’s What I call A Proper Spaceship!

A new company has entered the commercial space race. Start-up Radian Aerospace has emerged from stealth to announce it has secured US$27.5 million in seed funding to develop a single-stage to … Read the rest

GLIMPSES OF THE FUTURE – JANUARY 2022

FDA-Approved Eye Drops Eliminate Need For Reading Glasses

Say goodbye to reading glasses, at least if you are under 65. A new eye drop called Vuity which was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in October could change … Read the rest

GLIMPSES OF THE FUTURE – DECEMBER 2021

“Fantastic Voyage” Becomes Science Fact With Robots That Swim In Your Blood

 Delivering chemotherapy drugs directly to cancers could help reduce side effects, and soon that job could be done by tiny 3D-printed robotic animals – just like in the … Read the rest

GLIMPSES OF THE FUTURE – NOVEMBER 2021

First Space Tourist Hotel Will Be In Orbit By 2030

 The International Space Station may have a wealth of private successors.

Blue Origin, Boeing, Sierra Space and several other partners has announced that they plan to build a commercial off-Earth … Read the rest

GLIMPSES OF THE FUTURE – OCTOBER 2021

Pandemic-Driven Online Sales Boosts Robot Deployment

 Workers have long feared robots would take their jobs. But today, the tables have turned as logistics and delivery companies automate their businesses to tackle labour shortages.

The monotony of some jobs makes recruiting … Read the rest

GLIMPSES OF THE FUTURE – SEPTEMBER 2021

High-Energy Laser Will Provide Ignition For Fusion Energy Reactors

 Researchers from the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) in California, announced the achievement of an important milestone on the road to nuclear fusion on Tuesday, August 17, a report from CNBC … Read the rest

GLIMPSES OF THE FUTURE – AUGUST 2021

At A Stroke, Deep Mind Solves Human Protein Folding.

If anyone has ever doubted the massive potential of AI, the latest announcement about a process called “AlphaFold” from Britain’s Deep Mind should have removed all such doubt.

Marcelo Sousa, a … Read the rest

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