A diverse range of breakthrough technologies, including “artificial leaves” that turn CO2 into fuel, and a technique that harvests water from air, could soon be playing a role in tackling the world’s most pressing challenges. [Read More]
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The technologies were selected by the World Economic Forum’s Expert Network and Global Future Councils in collaboration with Scientific American and its Board of Advisors.
The experts were also looking for indications that the technologies have reached a level of maturity that would enable widespread take-up in the coming 3-5 years.
“New technologies are redefining industries, blurring traditional boundaries and creating new opportunities on a scale never seen before.
A team from MIT and University of California, Berkeley has successfully tested a process using porous crystals that convert the water using no energy at all.
The Human Cell AtlasAn international collaboration aimed at deciphering the human body, called the Human Cell Atlas, was launched in October 2016.
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The emerging technologies could soon be tackling the world’s most pressing challenges. #Trend
Source: World Economic Forum