This past week has proved to be another exciting week in terms of technological breakthroughs. As technology continues to advance, numerous industries benefit, paving the way for a more safe, healthy and productive planet. Here are 8 more new discoveries in the world of technology from the past week.
A new quantum computer that “computes without running” sets a record for counterfactual computation efficiency.
China will complete a 2000 km – long quantum communications network by 2016 that could be impossible to hack.
A device that can keep a heart beating outside the human body will lead to more successful heart transplants.
A company that developed a magnetic hover-board is working with NASA to develop “tractor beams” for small satellites.
Thanks to a robotic exoskeleton a 39-year-old man who had been paralyzed for 4 years can now control his leg muscles.
The world’s largest digital camera (3.2 gigapixels) for photographing the night sky will soon start construction.
A polymer made with proteins derived from squid teeth can repair itself as strong as before using only water.
A robot that has been trained to spot and assassinate coral-killing starfish will soon start trials in the Great Barrier Reef.