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From beer containers that hold gases better to sensors that change colour to indicate the ripeness of fruit. While nanotechnology promises to revolutionise the food industry, there are some barriers to getting nanofoods onto supermarket shelves.
While today's intensive use of technology is usually linked to anxiety problems, and we hear talk about addiction and becoming dependent on our electronic devices, we now take a look at the other side of the coin: innovations aimed at improving mental health.
From nanorobot surgeons that could defeat cancer to nanobiosensors that detect deadly diseases at very early stages, if there is one field in which nanotechnology can bring about a real revolution, it is medicine. We take a look at the hurdles that several promising projects have to overcome to make their way into hospitals.
While Native American tribes historically performed weather modification rituals that attempted to invoke rain, nowadays drones and electrical discharges are being used to create rainfall in the desert. But to what extent can these technologies be used to manipulate the weather?
The pandemic has triggered an unprecedented global microchip shortage. In addition to losses in the millions, the chip supply woes could lead to a slowdown in innovation and delays in launch of new devices. Why has this major crisis occurred in such a crucial sector?