Category: Technology

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GOLD TO BLUE

A new bike path in Lidzbark Warminski, Poland is glowing electric blue at night! The path is illuminated by a synthetic material called phosphor. It is able to light-up after being charged by sunlight. The developers of the project TPA…

First Passenger Drone

The world’s first passenger-carrying drone has been revealed by Chinese manufacturer Ehang. It has been designed to transport individuals through the air without a pilot. Measuring approximately 1.4 metres high, with eight propellers held in position on four arms, the…

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Little Black Rectangle

Image courtesy of www.unicefusa.org. Over 600 million people over the world do not have access to clean drinking water. Disinfecting contaminated water is a time-intensive and costly approach (using UV rays to disinfect water for instance ordinarily takes approximately 48hrs). A researcher…

ULTIMATE DRYER

Who would have thought that it would be possible to completely dry all your clothes in 20 minutes – without heat? Now the ‘ultrasonic’ clothes dryer has the potential to do so! The idea has already been proven conceptually and…

BRICBOTS…YEAH!

Moving four times faster than human construction workers, a new truck-mounted robot is now capable of building a house in two days. The aptly named Hadrian X, by Australian company ‘Fastbrick Robotics Limited‘ is a machine able to lay 1,000…

VISIBLE FRIDGE

The concept for a ‘visible fridge’ was presented at Concept Kitchen 2025. As opposed to storing perishable food in a closed refrigerated box, the students and IDEO have developed a set of ‘induction shelves’. These shelves allow food to be…

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Energy-generating Photos

A unique method for printing solar-cells with any image (like a photo of your loved ones or selfie for instance) has been developed by researchers in Finland. Working together at the Aalto University, researchers Janne Halme, Ghufran Hashmi, Alpi Rimppi,…

Molekule Air-filter

A new air filtration system has recently been launched by ‘Molekule‘. Its filter is specifically designed to trap nasty pollutants, then destroy them at a molecular level (elements one thousand times smaller than a HEPA filter is able to do)…

DISCOVERY

This month, EM have decided to draw to our members’ attention, diverse programs useful to understanding what kind of a future we could all soon be facing. This is a program we recommend this week. We hope you will be able…

Tesla Motors

This is the third programme we introduce to our readers. It’s an hour-long documentary (National Geographic again!) showing the risks that the TESLA team and CEO Elon Musk took in order to get the TESLA electric vehicle out there on…