Signal: Sunqiao

In Shanghai, an architectural company revealed their plans to build a 100-hectare green district which is able to feed over 24 million people when it’s finished. The district uses different techniques such as algae farms and floating greenhouses. This district might be the answer to the question ‘how are we going to keep people healthy in…

Signal: Moodmetric

A modern mood ring that tracks your feelings through biometrics.  A ‘normal’ mood ring changes colour by the temperature changes in your skin, but Moodmetric ‘reads’ the small changes in your skin, depending on mood changes. The Moodmetric sends the results to an app on your phone. It’s made for people to get more aware of what makes them…

Signal: Pill Cap

Pillsy is a Bluetooth-enabled bottle who sends you a message when you need to take your medication. The Pill Cap is designed for people who need to take medication on a regular basis. The user needs to enter in the app, the pill name, the doses and what times it should be taken the app does…

Signal: Human Cosmetics

Artist Tim van der Mee designed a soap bar as a statement against the cosmetic industry. He wants to make people aware of how many animal substances are in our beauty products. Tim makes the statement by using human fat as the main ingredient. Besides the human fat gained by liposuction, the product also contains…

Signal: WATCHMAN Implant

Designed by Boston Scientific, the Watchman is designed to prevent people from having strokes. The small umbrella like implant is placed in the LAA, a small pouch in your heart that is there for unknown reasons, but it risks the chance of getting blood clots. The Watchman makes sure there’s no blood in the LAA by…

Signal: Lamb in Artificial Womb

Scientists from Children’s hospital in Philadelphia created an artificial womb for, eventually, premature babies. They tested the womb on a lamb, who was put in the artificial womb for 105 after the fertilisation which is equivalent to 22 weeks in human fetal development. Eventually, the scientists want to use it for premature babies.

Signal: Smart Bandage

Smart bandages that can see how the wound is healing and sends information to doctors on how it is healing, that will be the future, Soon! In the next 12 months, the university of Swansea will test the bandages. “That intelligent dressing uses nano-technology to sense the state of that wound at any one specific time….

Signal: 3D Printed Human Skin

3D printers are now able to print human skin. The printer skin precisely mimics natural Human Skin. Once this technology is approved it could help burn victims or for testing new cosmetics without the need of actual people.

Signal: PneuChair

Human Engineering Research Lab in Pittsburgh have designed a wheelchair completely running on air. They use compressed air so you don’t have to rely on heavy batteries. Because the chair runs on air, there are no electric parts and it is waterproof. It takes just 10 minutes to charge the chair. Because there are no…

Signal: Upright

Upright is a small device that is designed to correct your posture. You can put the device on your back and then it makes sure you don’t slouch and get a bad posture. It works trough small vibrations every time you slouch. Since the digitalization, there have been many people with back problems because of…

Signal: Na-Nose

The “na-nose” could identify up to 17 diseases in someone’s breath including 8 types of cancers and Parkinson’s. It works just as an alcohol test and is easy to use for everybody. During clinical trials, the ‘Na-nose’ had an accurate rate of 86%. It still needs some work but it could help doctors with routine…

Signal: Euthanasia Coaster

Designed by engineer this roller coaster is designed to kill with G-Force. This roller coaster is designed for people who no longer want to live and want to commit euthanasia in a very cool way. The roller coaster gets you up real high and keeps making drops with so much G-Force you eventually lose consciousness and…