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antiagingVenture Capital Investment in Disruptive Technology #suglobalsummit

A Bold Perspective on Investing: Neal Bhadkamkar, General Partner, Bold Capital Partners Neal brings more than 30 years of investment and start-up experience as General Partner of BOLD. Previously, Neal was co-founder and General Partner of Monitor Ventures (an early …

futureQuantum Sensing With Squeezed State of Light Reduces Noise

Oak Ridge National Labs (ORNL) has quantum sensors that use a “squeezed” state of light to greatly reduce statistical noise that occurs in ordinary light. This could impact a wide range of potential applications from airport security scanning to gravitational …

dronesFive Robotic Underwater Drones Found Sub Wreck on Ocean Floor

After a year-long search, the wreckage of the missing Argentine submarine ARA San Juan (S-42) was found by Texas-based underwater mapping firm Ocean Infinity. The sub was found resting in a ravine about 3,000 feet below the surface, about 323 …

exoskeletonTitanium combat version of powered exoskeleton 3+ years out

U.S. Special Operations Command will put a human into its powered combat exoskeleton in the middle of 2019. The Tactical Assault Light Operator Suit (TALOS) is a complex system with many state-of-the-art technologies. The suit is comprised of a base …

medicineHyperpolarized quantum MRI increases sensitivity 100,000 times

Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) methods have been used widely in past decades as a safe, non-invasive and non-radioactive method of diagnosing CVDs. Current MRI have limited sensitivity and even the most expensive MRI scanners (with the strongest magnets) cannot detect …

earthquakeGeocosmo set up earthquake warning facility in Turkey

In 2017, a facility in Turkey was established through a collaboration between Turkey’s Natural Movements Research Foundation (DOHAD) and the GeoCosmo Research Center Foundation, a California-based group associated with NASA. “We will measure plenty of data and assess it. The …

gadgets$100 ultrasound machines the size of bandaids will be wearable and might be options for future smartwatches

Engineers at the University of British Columbia have developed a new ultrasound transducer, or probe, that could dramatically lower the cost of ultrasound scanners to as little as $100. Their patent-pending innovation—no bigger than a Band-Aid—is portable, wearable and can …

airplanesIn a few years Scanners so electronics can stay in luggage

Airport security is both slow and ineffective. The random testing of airport security finds that the TSA (Transportation Security Administration) fails to detect weapons 80-95% of the time. The 95% failure rate was from 2001 to 2015. Recent tests have …