Elevators that go both ways

As cities get more and more crowded and buildings get bigger and bigger – how to move all the people becomes more of a challenge. Could these elevators that go both ways be the answer? In London, a recent debate about the growing demand on the city’s underground...

Bionic Eye for Macular Degeneration

Macular degeneration is a condition that affects more Kiwi’s than we might think. Here’s a current story about the implantation of a bionic eye for macular degeneration that has given a US man his sight back. A patient in the US suffered through a fungal infection...

Sony’s ‘Ears Free’ Headphones

Sony’s ‘ears free’ headphones won’t be available for purchase for a while yet, but with the speed with which business headset models go in and out of supply, they’ll probably be here sooner than we realise! Sony released a prototype pair of headphones called Concept N...

Superman Memory Crystals

From the cutting edge of tech – Superman Memory Crystals! This is a whole new kind of digital storage – which stores huge amounts of information and can last for billions of years. Will this be a way that we can store our most precious records and create a legacy for...

Smart glove does sign language

It’s estimated that there are at least 7,100 different spoken languages in the world, which can create opportunities for language barriers and even confusion. But this figure doesn’t take into account the different manifestations of sign language. Hadeel Ayoub has...