Jose Francis

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Easier Blood-Sugar Monitoring for Diabetics

Advances include smart contact lenses and improved continuous glucose monitors<p>A new generation of devices promises an easier way to measure blood sugar in people with diabetes—and in doing so reduce the chances that the disease will lead to long-term complications.<p>Building on advances in wireless …

Diabetes

Oak Ridge Scientists Make Breakthrough In Age-Old Problem: Drying Clothes Faster

Researchers at Tennessee’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory are trying to figure out how to dry clothes faster without heat. It’s part of the lab's …

Cancer research breakthrough hailed as biggest in 50 years

Researchers believe they've found the cause for the disease's aggressive growth and are hopeful they can switch it off.<p>It’s not often researchers …

World Future Society

Your Journey Begins Here...<p>Each of us has a story to share about the moment or experience that led us down a path of curiosity about the future . . …

Cancer cure breakthrough? Scientists find way to turn cancer cells into healthy tissues

For years, scientists have been trying to develop ways to fight cancer cells using external factors, most notably through chemotherapy. But what if …

A breakthrough mind-reading experiment turned thoughts into text

No, it's not science fiction. For the first time ever, scientists in Albany, NY were able to use a "brain-to-text" interface to read thoughts and …

Bill Gates to invest $2bn in breakthrough renewable energy projects

Bill Gates plans to double investment in green energy technology and research to combat climate change, but rejects calls to divest from fossil fuels<p>Bill Gates has announced he will invest $2bn (£1.3bn) in renewable technologies initiatives, but rejected calls to divest from the fossil fuel …

Energy