Author: Gopi Kuppuraj


Smoke signals: Tobacco industry in transition

– As British American Tobacco (BAT) unveiled its plans to bring its upgraded tobacco heating product...

Cooking with THC: The implications of cannabis legalization in Canada

– With Canada’s legalization of marijuana, the food and beverage industry is racing to join the...

Smart mirrors: More than just reflections

– Two startups have developed a range of “smart mirrors” — panel displays that provide high-definition...

Six energy storage companies to watch out for in 2018

– Earlier this year, Tesla made news for unveiling the world’s biggest lithium-ion battery grid in...

IV cocktail of vitamin C, thiamine & steroids as a potential new cure for sepsis

– The global sepsis infection rate is estimated at 15 to 19 million cases per year,...

Technologies curbing counterfeit threats in the healthcare industry

– The market for counterfeit drugs is worth US $200 billion, making it the largest segment...

Virtual wearables: The future of human-computer interaction

– Leap Motion, a startup based in San Francisco, has been working on hand-tracking software to...

Mass-producing graphene sheets: A “roll-to-roll” manufacturing process

– A new breakthrough at MIT enables researchers to continuously mass-produce high-quality graphene sheets for membrane...

Ford bids farewell to sedans, shifting $7B investments to SUVs & trucks

– Ford shifts $7 billion in investment capital from sedan segment to SUV and truck businesses,...

Boeing and Rolls-Royce invest in developing revolutionary hypersonic engine

– Reaction Engines (RE), a UK-based company, receives $37.4 million strategic investment “boost” from aerospace giants...

How will GDPR enforcement impact your business?

– In the wake of growing concerns about the theft and misuse of big data and...

Microplastics in bottled water: There is a problem but what’s the solution?

– The World Health Organization (WHO) launches a review after microplastics have been found in over...

The doctor’s office of the future: AI, big data and no wait times!

– A Silicon Valley startup launched by ex-Google and Uber employees aims to combine annual health...

The opioid crisis: What’s driving it and how to beat it

– Nearly 2 million people in the United States are addicted to prescription opioids. Addressing the...

Highly likely pesticide ban in EU could sting agrochemical companies

– EU’s Food Safety Authority (EFSA) evaluations support that most applications of neonicotinoid insecticides represent a...

CancerSEEK: A single blood test for early detection of eight cancer types

– CancerSEEK is a revolutionary blood test that could detect eight common cancers at relatively early...

Novel Microneedle Patch Could Reduce Obesity

– Singaporean researchers have developed a novel approach to reduce bulging tummy fats, providing a new...

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