Rapid pace of technological innovation has resulted in amazing breakthroughs in the different fields of science and medicine. This blog celebrates human ingenuity in this sector around the world. The best ideas should be shared so they can inspire people everywhere.

November 10, 2018

THE BANANA COULD BECOME EXTINCT SOON

In 1826, English gardener and architect Joseph Paxton was appointed head gardener at Chatsworth House, in Derbyshire. He was just 20 when he started working for […]
August 16, 2018

RED BULL’S FORMULA TO BE THE ABSOLUTE BEST

(Photo: Michael Darter) We have all seen the video (2008) of Robbie Maddison jumping on a motorcycle to the top of the Arc de Triomphe in […]
August 15, 2018

BRITISH RESEARCHERS FIND DRUG THAT STOPS THE EVOLUTION OF DEGENERATIVE BRAIN DISORDERS

British scientists at the Toxicology Unit of the Medical Research Council, in Leicester, believe they have just a found a drug that could stop dementia and […]
August 14, 2018

THE SCIENTISTS DEVELOPING BIO-PLASTICS

Because there are few materials than can compete with plastic in durability, versatility and malleability, it is difficult to replace. There is plastic in virtually everything […]
August 11, 2018

DOCTORS REMOVE WOMAN’S LUNGS AND KEEP HER ALIVE FOR SIX DAYS TO SAVE HER

April 2017. Doctors at a hospital in Toronto had to perform a radical intervention that had never been tried before to try save a woman’s life. […]
August 10, 2018

LET OUR BODIES DISSOLVE

(Photo: Dean Fisher, director of the Donated Body Program at the David Geffen School of Medicine, photographed by Spencer Lowell) How our bodies are disposed of […]
July 10, 2018

ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE APP CAN UNDERSTAND WHY BABIES CRY

Chatterbaby is a free app equipped with artificial intelligence that analyses changes in frequency and patterns in the sound to silence ratio in the cries of […]
July 9, 2018

THE DELICATE AND DRAMATIC ART OF OPERATING THE HUMAN BRAIN

“Do No Harm” is a book that helps us understand the human drama that neurosurgeons have to face every single day. Brain interventions carry huge risks […]
July 9, 2018

I LOOK LIKE A SURGEON

This year’s Health, Medicine & the Body Issue of The New Yorker‘s magazine featured an illustration by London-based French artist Malika Favre. “Operating Theatre” shows a […]

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