Nanotechnology

The Singularity Has Arrived

Last night, the Singularity arrived! Joe, Lauren and Jonathan talk about what we got right, what we got wrong and when to expect your next software patch.

Solar Cells, Quantum Dots and Energy Efficiency

Food Replicators

You've seen replicators feed the crew of Star Trek, but will real humans ever be able to press a button and zap an entire meal into existence? If so, are we anywhere close to that today?

DNA Cage Match

The Big Deal About Small Stuff

How is the world of nanotechnology different from the macro scale? We look at how nanotech could shape the future of everything from computing to medicine.

Inspiration from a Turkey

Engineers often look to living organisms for inspiration -- even turkeys. Learn how turkeys inspired a chemical sensor in this blog post.

Fashion Sensors

What's the future of clothing? From self-cleaning outfits to a suit that recharges your electronics, the crew takes a look at the clothing of the future.

Fixing the Climate

What can we do to mitigate climate change? Will technology fix the problem? What are carbon caps?

The Big Deal About Little Scrolls

Scientists in Stockholm have made an Archimedean scroll out of modified graphene. Read about graphene scroll in this Fw:Thinking blog post.

The Healing Touch

Scientists have created a gel that allows patients to manually release medication. Read about the medical gel in this Fw:Thinking blog post.