These tech review are worthy not only of our attention, but also of success on the world stage. After all, these technologies can dramatically change our way of life. The good news is that you won’t have to wait for them for years, because they are already here and ready to use!
15. Glowing plants
For a long time, scientists have been looking for cheaper and more effective methods of artificial lighting. Finally, they succeeded. They managed to create several species of plants that emit light in the dark. Such plants can be used in the urban environment to reduce electricity costs. Not to mention, the stone jungle could use some plants.
14. Vertical trusses
To ensure that humanity will always be provided with healthy and fresh food, scientists and farmers have come together and created an innovative method of farming. It differs from the traditional one in that the plants are grown indoors, while the slope is made to save space. Thanks to this method, people in cities will be able to grow their own food or buy fresh food in stores at any time of the year.
13. Internet from the balloon
About four billion people in the world still do not have access to the Internet. Large Internet companies regularly come up with new ways to make the Internet available in all corners of the Earth. So there was an idea to start balloons which will “deliver” the Internet to hard-to-reach areas in the atmosphere. Such a project would help people in developing countries to become better acquainted with the world around them and to find better-paid jobs.
Biotechnology is a branch of science that seeks to combine technology and living organisms for useful purposes. Healthy foods range from food, including cheese, yogurt and kefir, to drugs and biological sensors. Biotechnology continues to improve and offer new solutions. At the moment, the idea of crops resistant to drought and containing more vitamins is popular in biotechnology.
11. Virtual reality
In view of the popularity of video games, gaming companies are constantly developing more sophisticated ways to give the player an unforgettable experience. Their main goal is to make us feel that we live in the game, not sitting at home in front of the monitor. To achieve this effect, different companies produce a variety of products for immersion in virtual reality. One of the most interesting options is a mask, which during the game allows you to even feel the flavors of the wild.
10. Meat from test tube
Many people stop eating meat because they don’t want to hurt animals. To their delight, scientists have come up with a method that allows you to create meat in the laboratory. Moreover, it cuts the resources and energy spent on raising animals, this meat is more useful and the taste is no different from the present. Not to mention how much space there will be on the planet when the livestock farms disappear.
Of course, we are still far from the suit of Iron Man, but the first steps have already been taken – exoskeletons are no longer a subject of fantasy, but a real reality. They return people with spinal injuries the opportunity to walk and enjoy life to the fullest. Over time, these primitive exoskeletons will only get better – easier to use, more convenient and cheaper.
8. Devices controlled by the power of thought
If you constantly forget where to put your smartphone – this news will appeal to you. Scientists have developed a method that allows you to control the devices with the power of thought. This technology was first tried on people who lost mobility. It was so successful that in 2004 people were playing ping-pong with their thoughts. This technology will definitely make our lives easier, not to mention the opportunities it opens up for video games of the future.
7. Ultra-fast transport
The world continues to expand, and increasingly we need to be in two places at the same time. Therefore, humanity is constantly looking for ways to move faster. One of the best examples of new technologies in this area – hyperpaths Elon musk. It promises to be so fast that the six-hour journey from Los Angeles to San Francisco will be overcome in thirty minutes. And this is not the only such project under development.
6. The change in the genome
Due to the fact that more and more people are born with genes that complicate their lives and increase the risk of mortality, genetics have created technologies that allow you to “cut” harmful genes, add new ones and “turn on and off” existing ones. And it’s not just a way to make Luda healthy – this technology can help people who, for example, always wanted to be athletes, but lack the necessary genes. Of course, this procedure does not guarantee a 100% result, and people still have to work hard to master the desired skills.
5. Modern desalination
Although people have long learned how to extract drinking water through desalination, the old methods are too time-consuming and not effective enough. Now mankind has a deeper understanding of physics and chemistry, and scientists have created more effective ways of desalination. Now it can be done not only faster and cheaper, but also with additional benefits. Among them-free minerals. Yes, the water is full of them, and desalinated water can become a cheap source of minerals needed for production. Plus, billions of tons of desalinated water could water the entire planet.
4. A real tricorder
If you are a fan of science fiction, you are probably familiar with this device from the “star Trek”. It was his characters of the series used to measure medical indicators. The real version of this device is able to measure blood pressure, blood oxygen saturation, pulse, temperature, breathing, as well as to diagnose 12 diseases, including chicken pox and HIV.
3. Drones in agriculture
More and more farmers are asking for help from modern technology. One of these assistants became drones. Although outwardly they resemble those used in the army and film production, their functionality is very different. Their main task is to make infrared images that allow farmers to determine where the seeds germinate successfully and where the problems begin. Some companies create agricultural drones that can destroy harmful insects, mold and other unpleasant things for the crop.
2. Super materials
With a deeper understanding of chemistry, we learned how to create new, amazing materials. These include graphene, a material that consists of only one layer of carbon atoms. Due to this thickness, it is easily stretched, has high thermal conductivity and at the same time it is 200 times stronger than steel. Graphene can be used to create… anything. Graphene will make armored vehicles, clothes, computers and many other things much better and much more durable.
1. 4D printers
You’ve probably heard about 3D printers. But what you may not know about the existence of 4D printers. Both perform the same task-to print materials or special items – but 4D creates objects that can change under external influence. The fact is that living conditions are constantly changing, and what we needed yesterday may not be needed in a year. To avoid creating things that will last only a short time, the researchers have created printers and materials that are surprisingly adaptable to all types of environmental change, damage, and other potential hazards.