360° Selfies, Hot Solar Power, and Gene Therapy 2.0

Slide1Phil and Stephen review the next three of MIT Review’s 10 Breakthrough Technologies for 2017

The 360-Degree Selfie
Inexpensive cameras that make spherical images are opening a new era in photography and changing the way people share stories.

Hot Solar Cells

By converting heat to focused beams of light, a new solar device could create cheap and continuous power.

Gene Therapy 2.0

Scientists have solved fundamental problems that were holding back cures for rare hereditary disorders. Next we’ll see if the same approach can take on cancer, heart disease, and other common illnesses.

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