Innovation & Transformation / 11.14.17

An app for that

Innovation & Transformation / 10.10.17

Dyson enters the automobile business

Dyson, the U.K. company known for its vacuum cleaners and hand dryers, is entering the highly competitive electric vehicle market, reports Financial Times.

Innovation & Transformation / 09.18.17

Cryptocurrency comes to big finance

The Financial Times reports that six of the world’s biggest banks have joined a project to create a new form of digital cash that they hope to launch next year for clearing and settling financial transactions over blockchain, the technology underpinning bitcoin.

Innovation & Transformation / 08.23.17

Cellular healing in a fraction of the time

A new device known as tissue nanotransfection (TNT) has the potential to save the lives of car crash victims and deployed soldiers injured on site, reports USA Today.

Innovation & Transformation / 07.06.17

High-tech dashboards

Look at the instrument panel on a new car and one may find sleek digital gauges and multicolored screens. But a glimpse behind the dashboard could reveal what U.S. auto supplier Visteon Corp. found: a mess.

Innovation & Transformation / 06.30.17

L.A. tunnel network closer to reality

Elon Musk said he is making progress on his ambitious tunneling plans for Los Angeles, according to Business Insider.

Innovation & Transformation / 06.13.17

Creative energy

With the rise of green energy sources, the need for industrial-scale energy storage has become more vital. According the New York Times, technicians around the world have turned to a host of physical forces and states such as temperature, friction, gravity and inertia to keep energy locked up for later release.

Innovation & Transformation / 06.07.17

Medicine, museums and particle accelerators

A new particle accelerator unveiled at CERN, the European physics research center, is expected to spawn portable accelerators that could help doctors treat cancer patients and experts analyze artwork, according to Reuters.

Innovation & Transformation / 05.03.17

Water ball-ttles

Small transparent spheres filled with natural or flavored water could help provide a solution to London's plastic waste problem, reports Reuters.

Innovation & Transformation / 11.01.16

A new virtual payment platform

A blockchain platform developed by a group that includes more than 70 of the world's biggest financial institutions is making its code publicly available in what could become the industry standard for the nascent technology, according to Reuters.

Innovation & Transformation / 06.09.15

Pregnant? There’s An App For That.

Doctors and would-be parents receiving in vitro fertilization (IVF) will soon have access to a new app to monitor the growth of embryos in a lab, according the Wall Street Journal. Typically, once IVF begins, a five-day incubation process is required for fertilized eggs. The app – still nameless – would allow parents to monitor the progress of the zygote.