Inspiring Green Technology, Innovations With the Power to Heal

by , 09/19/10

technology, photovoltaics, Solar-powered Chip, medical, design for health, e-waste, artifical retina implant, solar power, e-waste recycling

Just over the last few decades technology has completed altered our daily existence. From personal gadgetry, to our understanding of what exists beyond our very own planet, technological advancements have opened our minds and bodies to a whole new plethora of experiences. But what’s the use of all of this if we don’t have our health? One area that often gets sidelined for attention is the field of medicine, where numerous scientists, doctors, engineers and designers have been creating incredible innovations that are truly pushing the bounds of what’s possible in terms of human health. From photovoltaic implants that give sight to the blind, to a living, breathing “lung chip” able to provide an alternative to animal testing, read ahead from some of our favorite green medical innovations that will definitely leave you gasping in awe!


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