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WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF The French have found a new way to generate energy and bio-products from datacenter waste energy.   Love the Exponential…

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Malware is finally appearing in the last place you’d think of – web URLs and it’s proving devastatingly effective at…

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Graphene is a 2D wonder material with amazing properties which make it ideal for computing applications, but so far it’s…

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Imagine being able to wipe out deadly viruses by using themselves against themselves … that’s what this tech does at…

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF What if rather than protecting the data from hackers we created new unhackable data storage materials instead?   Love the…

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Slime robots can go places that other robots can’t and could have valuable applications in everything from healthcare to the…

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF We are getting closer to being able to create organisms that are 100% synthetic DNA and that are truly artificial…

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF When it comes to making big things humanity’s great, but we’re getting better at creating things at the nanoscale too…

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Is this an example of the first Earthly force field? Yes.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community,…

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Today it’s a cap, tomorrow it could be a ring or a necklace. As sensors get more sensitive our health…

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF By imposing a tax on the amount of carbon used to manufacture products that the EU imports from other countries…

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Matter has to be come from somewhere, and now scientists have just observed it happen for the very first time….