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Just in time for holiday travels, seventeen-year-old Raymond Wong illustrates how airborne diseases travel on airplanes, and offers a simple solution to stop them.
Danit Peleg discusses her vision of the future of fashion, when people can design and print their clothes at home using 3D printers—and even shows off a few of her own creations.
In order to perform much more exact and optimal surgeries, physicians and biomedical engineers teamed up with Stratasys to create a 3D replica of the patient’s brain vessel anatomy.
Researchers at Tufts University are teaching robots to reject orders from humans by saying “no” to commands that could cause them harm.
The Spencer robot helps airline passengers navigate large and complex airports, helping to reduce the costs associated with passengers getting lost and missing their flights.
The Ferryboat inflatable boat sets up in minutes and can be used as a car ferry, pleasure cruiser and rescue boat.
The Snotbot drones from the Ocean Alliance collect whale snot safely and effectively, without disturbing the whale (or Patrick Stewart) in any way.
Being hailed as a significant step toward interactive self-levitating programmable matter, the flying BitDrones can swarm together to create a 3D, tactile user interface.
Harald Haas imagines an internet without wires, where data is sent via off-the-shelf LED lights, helping to close the internet divide by using existing infrastructure.
Tom Uglow shares his vision of an Internet without screen, where humans can access and share information in more natural and tactile ways.
Adam Feinberg of Carnegie Mellon discusses the new 3D printing technology that could one day eliminate the need for transplants to repair damaged organs.
Vijay Kumar discusses the future of autonomous aerial robots, and how working with swarms could lead to Precision Farming and improve First Response in emergencies.
Inspired by the structure of the human bone, Boeing's new microlattice is the lightest metal yet—made up 99.99 percent air yet strong enough to be used for building planes and spacecraft.
Siddhartha Mukherjee discusses the future of medicine—when diseases will be treated with a cell instead of with a pill.
The Fused Reality System puts the flight-training simulator inside the actual aircraft, allowing pilots practice difficult, simulated tasks under real flying conditions.