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ion engine

Ion Engine – Future Propulsion

Innovative new ion engine could support long distance space travel without the need for contemporary fuel! WOW! In theory this certainly is an awesome feat. The reality is that there is still much testing an research to be done, but at the end of the day, innovations such as this may well be a significant step to not only being able to explore our solar system (to start with), but no doubt help instil an better understanding of the value and significance of our tiny blue planet.

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Magic Leap

Augmented reality to turn your world on its head!

Magic Leap is somewhat of a paradigm shift when it comes to the future of our media rich future. Glancing towards your mobile device (most often a smart phone) has become the norm, an every day part of most peoples day in the first world sector for certain. “This one device could replace every gadget you own”.

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The Future is Now!

The Future Is Now! – 10/21/15 – A Special Message From Doc Brown

Doc Brown from the movie franchise “Back to the Future” where he and Marty McFly travel to the year 2015 on this very day in the second instalment of the series. Many fans have noted, the future looks a little different now than it did in the 1989 film, as highlighted by The Doc in this clip.

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Telepathy wearable tech

Future interactive wearable tech

Telepathy One, the futuristic-looking wearable technology device wraps around the back of a user’s head and includes built-in headphones and a screen for visuals. While Google Glass looks like a futuristic pair of glasses, Telepathy One has a more minimal design that won’t physically touch the user’s face.

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Robot Performance

Future Performers

The future of performance may well indeed become even more fabricated than it is today. See the following clip ‘The Pieces Fit’ by Module. This music is more than a vocal with effects and a snazzy clip to match. The female robot vocal is completely synthetic. It is done by[…]

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Eidos Augmented reality

Enhancing our Senses

Augmented reality has been a round for a while. What is new is considering how we might be able to look at enhancing our basic senses through technology to improve our reality. Eidos have developed two main prototypes which look at approaching the nature of how we see and how we hear in a very different way indeed.

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3D Organ Printing

Printing Human Organs

With a growing shortage of hearts, lungs, livers and kidneys suitable for transplant, some scientists are growing organs in the lab in the aim to solve the problem. Enter the field of “Regenerative Medicine”.

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3D Printed Jaw Implant

3D Printing – Woman Receives Jaw Implant

An 83-year-old woman who was suffering from a lower jaw infection has become the first person to receive a jaw implant manufactured with a 3D printer. This is a significant breakthrough as cases such as hers are normally treated with re-constructive surgery.

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