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Releasing millions of GM mosquitoes ‘could solve zika crisis’

Releasing GM mosquitoes in Brazil has seen populations of infectious insects fall by 90 per cent<p>Millions of genetically modified mosquitoes should be released into countries affected by zika to bring the current crisis under control, scientists have claimed.<p>Thousands of babies have been born with …

Public Health

Why The Blockchain, Not Bitcoin, Is What's Fascinating Builders

A few years ago, Bitcoin, the distributed digital currency, was the hottest thing to roll through the intersection of finance and technology. It gained significant interest amongst those keen to create a peer-to-peer, cashless currency.<p>But its attempt to enter the mainstream has been marred by …

Future Emerging Art and Technology

Are you an artist with a keen interest in new technologies and experience in working collaboratively across technological and/or scientific …

5 Ways To Be More Involved In Your Child's Online Activity

Children are on the Internet now — it's almost unavoidable. So, you should join your child and guide them there as well as you do in real life.

5 Best New Technologies for Your Business | Trading Mates | Sharing Financial Freedom

According to some starry-eyed entrepreneurs, the only technique to become really rich financially and personally—in other words, to become absurdly …

Microbeads, Marine Debris, Regulation and the Precautionary Principle

A small, one could say, micro-sized miracle took place earlier this month as the United States Congress enacted the Microbead Free Waters Act of 2015. This legislation requires that manufacturers remove the beads, largely used in cosmetics, from their products by July 2017. These beads are too …

This hover board can actually fly, but guess how much it costs

The hover board is one of the new technologies we came to see in the year 2015. Stand on it, and it rides on without any extra force or pushing. Have …

Hoverboards

The best new technologies (probably) arriving in 2016

We sort the fluff from the futuristic.<p>Predicting successful new technologies is a risky business - for every iPad or lightbulb, there's also a …

Gray Scott #1: Seven Emerging Technologies That Will Change the World Forever

According to IEET readers, what were the most stimulating stories of 2015? This month we’re answering that question by posting a countdown of the top …

Emerging Technology

Memo To Krugman: As Inventories and Walmart Show, It's Still Computers All The Way Down

Timothy Taylor has a very nice little piece talking about inventories. This is one of those areas of economics that has everyone except the economists (and, perhaps, the actuaries, it being unexciting even by accounting standards) snoozing rapidly. And yet it’s one of those areas that’s really …

Economics

2015 was a tipping point for six technologies that will change the world

To the average person, it may seem that the biggest technology advances of 2015 were the larger smartphone screens and small app updates. But a lot …

Forces of Nature: The Media Universe Moves at the Pace of Technological Change

The current state of the media universe is much like that of the cosmos, and as the force of the galaxy is contemplated much in current times, the …

Exploring new technologies

Innovation may sometimes seem like a flash of inspiration, however, in the vast majority of cases innovation is being bold enough to learn from …

Air Traffic

BMW Previews New Technologies With Two i8 Concepts

The plug-in hybrid gets even more futuristic.<p>BMW recently previewed a number of new technologies in two i8 concept cars that have made the plug-in hybrid sportswear even more futuristic. At the ongoing CES 2016 trade show in Las Vegas, the German automaker unveiled the i Vision Future convertible …

Plug-in Hybrid EVs

Things that might move the needle

Every year at the Consumer Electronics Show, reporters, investors and entrepreneurs try to sort out which devices are from the future, which will shape consumer taste and corporate fortune and which will either miss the boat or reflect status quo. After a few days trolling the show floor and taking …

This ScratchJr Book Gets Younger Minds Creating With Code

Reading Time: 3 minutes<p>I’ve heard that learning a new language is easiest when you’re young. A young brain is primed to process language. I don’t …

Peripheral Vision 013: Robert Howe on why simplicity is the key to building a better robot hand

Even in the world of robotic limbs, sometimes simpler is better. "Ten years ago, we kept building these anthropomorphic hands again and again, and yet we never made them function correctly," Robert Howe explains. The professor of engineering and applied sciences is Harvard's resident robotics hand …