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Articles with insights from PreScouter's experts, as well as examples of the kind of custom intelligence they deliver to clients.

CRISPR: A message of hope and caution

The robust gene editing tool CRISPR has conferred a never-before-experienced freedom in selectively modifying genes with a high degree of precision. It has opened up...
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Icebergs in Africa! Ingenious or an excessive waste?

– Water scarcity is an inevitable bullet that is speeding towards us in the years to...
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Food recalls: The why and 5 plausible innovative solutions

– Food recalls are constantly in the news headlines on a global level. Food recalls can...
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Extending Shelf Life: Next Generation Additives

– Report Highlights: An interesting push in this area is not only the use of plant-...
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Will Bitcoin be the world’s single currency in 10 years?

– Bitcoin burst into the media spotlight with soaring valuations in late 2017. Not only was...

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Extending Shelf Life: Novel Packaging

– What are some novel packaging technologies currently in development for extending the shelf life of...
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Identifying “Unicorn” Investment Opportunities in the Mobility Sector

– About the client: The Client’s organization is a major insurance service provider in Europe. The...
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What are the applications of artificial intelligence in drug discovery & development?

– The question that PreScouter addresses in this intelligence brief is: what are the applications of...
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What companies are offering commercially available solutions in the smart packaging domain?

– Report Highlights: PreScouter identified 11 companies that are already offering commercially available solutions for smart...
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Can we control machines with only our minds?

– What if we didn’t have to physically intervene between our thoughts and a machine’s action?...
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Evaluating Longevity Risk

– The following is a case study of the work that was carried out by PreScouter...
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Natural Replacements for Sugar in Beverages

– Sugar plays an important role in the food and beverages industry due to its sweetness...
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Carbon Dioxide as an Eco-Friendly Refrigerant for Electric Vehicles

– Chemical manufacturers are frequently unveiling new refrigerant blends that address the global warming potential (GWP)...
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“Clean Label” Ingredients for Flavor Enhancement

– The following is a case study of the work that was carried out by PreScouter...
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Late-Stage Technologies that Minimize Financial Risk

– The following is a case study of the work that was carried out by PreScouter...
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Next-Gen Infection Control Technologies

– The following is a case study report of the work that was carried out by...
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From AI to drug delivery: How phase change materials are disrupting your industry

– This report serves as a guide through the emerging applications for phase change materials. The...
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Eco-Friendly Diapers: Current Market Outlook

– There are several eco-friendly diapers on the market. This inquiry listed the top 5 ‘green’ diaper brands...
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Synthetic biology: The future of food, pharmaceuticals, fuel and chemicals

– The field of synthetic biology is rapidly developing. Its aims are no less than engineering...
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The Internet of Things: State of technology report

– In this report, we explored the Internet of Things (IoT), and its impact on four...

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Green seems to be the new black with today’s companies

– Going green would appear to be the trend among today’s companies all over the world...
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New tech for old industries: Leveraging renewable energy in surprising places

– In 2017, 70% of net new global power generating capacity came from renewable energy. Renewable...
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PreScouter Case Study

– In this case study, we helped a Fortune 500 client in the pharmaceutical industry improve...
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Properties and Side Effects of Artificial Preservatives

– In a previous article entitled, Why preservatives are bad for your health, we presented scientific...
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How AI is spreading across industries

– Artificial Intelligence (AI) refers to the ability of computer systems to perform tasks that would...
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How Uber and Amazon are transforming the logistics industry

– The following statistics give an insight into the size and the importance of the logistics...
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10 Quick Facts About Lentein

– Lentein is a protein-rich green powder produced by Parabel. It is a “whole food concept” that...
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How bio-inspired materials are revolutionizing industry

– Nature serves as one of life’s most creative and innovative scientists, and can sometimes provide...
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Autonomous technology in transportation

– For a number of years, the autonomous operation of vehicles, machinery, and other mechanics has...
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3 Steps to Becoming a Better Technology Scout

– This infographic was adapted from a previously published article. For more information, the full article...
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Components of a Hybrid Nuclear-Renewable Energy System

– Hybrid nuclear-renewable energy may play a key role in reducing greenhouse gas pollution, along with...
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How bio-inspired materials are revolutionizing industry

– Nature serves as one of life’s most creative and innovative scientists, and can sometimes provide...
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Cryptocurrencies: The next disruptor of the fintech industry

– Today’s major cryptocurrencies have finally entered the mainstream. Bitcoin, Ethereum, LiteCoin, and many others are...
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The Latest Advances in Sustainable Packaging

– Sustainable packaging is a topic that has been discussed as far back as the 1970s,...
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How 3D Printing Is Redefining Industries

– 3D printing is a revolutionary technology, whose effects will be felt across multiple industries. It’s...
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Graphene: How this wonder material is transforming every industry

– This webinar summarizes key milestones in the development of graphene, highlights the state of current...

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How insurtech startups are challenging the legacy players

– Millennials have become strangers to insurance. A 2017 Insurance Barometer Study found that only 52%...
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Can we establish a self-adaptive “Matrix” in reality?

– The Matrix went on-screen in 1999. It was a huge success and a milestone in...
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Sustainable dyeing innovations: Greener ways to color textiles

– The textile industry is the second most polluting industry in the world. Synthetic dyes contribute...
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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...
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Recent advances in the battle against breast cancer

– Breast cancer is a global health problem. For the year 2018, the American Cancer Society has...
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Smart shoes: Innovations revolutionizing the future of footwear

– From measuring athletic performance to tracking fitness and evaluating health metrics, smart shoes are here...
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Pop that pill: A new generation of antibiotics promises a healthier future

– The world is rapidly running out of effective antibiotics. For decades, we have relied on...
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Hardware-rooted security and its advantages in the IoT revolution

– The rise of the Internet of Things (IoT) is not without danger, especially since the...
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Smart mirrors: More than just reflections

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