Thursday, November 24, 2016

Smartphone detects atrial fibrillation

"Around 70% of strokes due to atrial fibrillation could be avoided with pre-emptive medication."

Range anxiety

"the state of fear drivers experience from knowing that their battery could run out of charge and strand them far from a recharging station."

fleets of delivery robots

"A swarm of wheeled robots trundle down the ramp and head off down local streets on missions of their own"

space algae

"cereal bars containing spirulina collected through MELiSSA's system to ensure they taste good in space"

fire-fighting foam

"large volumes of these toxic chemicals wash into surface and ground waters and can end up in our drinking water"