Next Big Future
Coverage of Disruptive Science and Technology
February 22, 2017
A healthy lifestyle and a moderate amount of genetic and other luck means life expectancy of 95+ is possible now
The University of Pennsylvania has a life expectancy calculator based upon on a statistical regressi...
Mostly not high quality hospitals but more exercise, less stress, less obesity and less smoking for longer life for wealthy
If you have to depend upon heroic healthcare to extend your life you are in trouble and it will not ...
Methuselah Foundation making progress to make 90 the new 50 by 2030
The Methuselah Foundation wants to extend healthy life - By advancing tissue engineering and regener...
Future life expectancy will break 90 year barrier for women in South Korea by 2030 but Asian American Women already past this in several US states
Average life expectancy is set to increase in many countries by 2030 – and will exceed 90 years in S...
February 21, 2017
Casimir forces measured between silicon nanostructures
Casimir forces are of fundamental interest because they originate from quantum fluctuations of the e...
MIT makes fundamentally new type of silicon photonics which will enable new class of complex devices
Existing silicon-photonic devices rely on different physical mechanisms than the high-end optoelectr...
DARPA sees future third wave of Artificial Intelligence
DARPA sees three waves of artificial intelligence - Wave 1 Engineers create sets of rules to ...
Hair thin fibers were used for two way optical, electrical and chemical signaling within the brain
For the first time ever, a single flexible fiber no bigger than a human hair has successfully delive...
US Army needs short range air defenses in every division to counter enemy drones and missiles and they will need updating with lasers, microwaves, new missiles and sensors
As Russia and other adversaries stock up on drones, rockets, and missiles, the US Army is building u...
Recipe for room temperature superconductors from California Institute of Technology
Researchers demonstrate that superconductor critical temperature can be raised above room-temperatur...
Graphene oxide supercapacitor commercial prototype targeted within 2 years
Australia has supercapacitors made from graphene oxide. They can can store as much energy per kilog...
February 20, 2017
Nanostructured electrode could boost lithium battery storage by 50%
The Nanode™ is a three-dimensional, nano-structured, porous electrode that will overcome the limitat...
Molten Silicon thermal energy storage system has higher energy density and ten times lower cost than lithium ion batteries for utility storage
1414 Degrees had its origins in patented (Australian) CSIRO research and has built a prototype molte...
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