Building From the Root
Elephant skin walls, robotic flower houses, “Baubotanik” buildings, a treehouse on Mars, and the Mother Nature future of urban design.
Swallow the Micro-Robot
3D printed micro-robots will one day be able to precisely deliver drugs or treat hard-to-reach tumors.
What Do Neurons and Snowflakes Have to Teach Us About AI?
The fact that no two are alike could be the key to designing AIs that can adapt to change.
6 Things to Think About When Designing Your Child
Designing your child is designing the future. Do it wisely.
Is Your Exoskeleton Ready for Primetime?
Wearable robotic exoskeletons can be a game changer. But the tech may still be too hard on your brain.
Neuroaesthetics: Mental Health Facilities of the Future
An emerging trend in interior design reframes the built environment as a way to help people flourish.
5 Ways to Save Humanity from a Malicious AI
Russian transhumanist Alexey Turchin plans to outsmart a future artificial intelligence and save humanity.
Could This Sensitive Patch be a Key to Precision Medicine?
Next-generation wearable sensors will combine biochemical and physiological metrics.
Rethinking the Biology-as-Machine Metaphor
As the line between nature and technology blurs, we need new ways to describe how the body works.