Innovation & Transformation / 03.29.18

A 10-second cancer diagnosis

Innovation & Transformation / 01.09.18

A step toward safer opioids

Scientists are one step closer to creating opioids that relieve pain in a safer, more effective way, reports CNBC.

Innovation & Transformation / 12.27.17

Omnidirectional elevators coming soon

German company Thyssenkrupp has developed a ropeless elevator system called MULTI, reports CNBC, that enables each cabin to move horizontally as well as vertically.

Innovation & Transformation / 12.06.17

Going hybrid in the air

British luxury travel pioneer Henry Cookson Adventures (HCA) plan to take the hybrid Airlander 10 – the largest aircraft on the planet – on its maiden international flight in 2018, reports Business Insider. This will be the precursor to the low carbon aircraft’s adoption for use in the luxury travel and adventure market.

Innovation & Transformation / 11.14.17

An app for that

WeSki, launched this month by four ski buddies, allows groups to organize all-inclusive ski vacations that are customized to their needs and, the founders say, cheaper than packages offered by agents.

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.