1. AUGMENTED REALITY
Augmented reality could help surgeons see inside their patients and protect workers operating in dangerous conditions.
2. LAB GROWING MEAT
Growing meat in labs could help save the environment and address the ethical issues raised by industrial farming.
3. QUANTUM COMPUTING
Quantum computers use quantum mechanics to make calculations and will be thousands of time faster than computers today.
4. PLASMONIC MATERIALS
These are light controlled Nanomaterials which could be used for anything from invisibility cloaks to medical Nano-particles that kill cancer.
5. SUPER ADVANCED PERSONAL ASSISTANTS
Artificial is getting so advanced. Experts think you will soon have ethical debates with digital helpers.
Some illnesses are already treated using electricity like epilepsy and depression. But it could soon treat migraines, obesity and arthritis. This would cut our dependency on drugs and could strengthen the immune system.
7. DRUG MAKING CELL IMPLANTS
Tiny drug-making factories will be implanted into patients bodies to deliver medicine exactly when you need it.
8. GENE DRIVES
It’s controversial but gene editing could help fight disease and wipe out dangerous species like malaria-carrying mosquitoes.
9. ARTIFICIAL MOLECULAR DESIGN
Algorithms could hugely speed up designing new drugs.
10. PERSONALISED MEDICINE
Drugs will be uniquely tailored to your body and doctors will be able to give you a personal risk assessment.
Technology is going to transform our future. Are you ready?
Credits: World Economic Summit