Every day, people around the world come up with new ways to make the future brighter.
We’ve put together a list of some of the most exciting advances in future technology that will change our world. Whether it’s improving health, solving food shortages or just making virtual reality even better, these 25 ideas are sure to amaze you.
Artificial eyes look to the future
Bionic eyes have been a mainstay of science fiction for decades, but now real-world research is beginning to catch up with far-sighted storytellers. A raft of technologies is coming to market that restore sight to people with different kinds of vision impairment.
In January 2021, Israeli surgeons implanted the world’s first artificial cornea into a bilaterally blind, 78-year-old man. When his bandages were removed, the patient could read and recognise family members immediately. The implant also fuses naturally to human tissue without the recipient’s body