Futures of Sonder

Futures of Sonder

Current Health and Wellness News

Material Connexion has a library of more than 8,000 materials, which are used to advise countless Fortune 500 companies. However,...

French designer Sylvain Boyer is rethinking the logos of some of the biggest companies in the world. The concept he...

Through innovative city planning efforts, Spain has transformed its most bustling urban areas into some of the most sustainable in...

Scientist, Nir Barzilai, has proposed a new anti-aging solution. He has come up with a cheap, generic, demonstrably safe pharmaceutical...

Geisinger Health System in Pennsylvania is testing a fresh food prescription idea where instead of prescribing medicine to treat a...

New technology has allowed the possibility to cure rare diseases by simply replacing the deformed gene with a healthy one....

Various concepts of utilizing the oceans currents to create energy have been conceptualized, from utilizing the waves on top, to the...

Apple announced that Apple Park, the company’s new 175-acre campus, will be ready for employees to begin occupying in April. The...

Astronomers just announced a discovery that has monumental impact on life beyond Earth: A planetary system with a number of Earth-sized...

Top branding trends in 2017: activism, transparency, logos with just names not symbols, VR experiences, AI and how this impacts a...

Otherlab is in process of creating a biodegradable drone. Currently, the drone is made out of cardboard that can hold up...

The aging population is one of the top five drivers of global change. To seize the upside of this, a wellness...

By 2020, Ikea plans to produce more renewable energy than it consumes. It has recently started selling a bike that is...

AI is being utilized in the care of elderly. Elli-Q is a new device that interacts with elderly not only verbally,...

This short film is all about the future of cities, specifically smart cities. With urbanization happening more and more, there needs...

The use of renewable sources of energy has created a rocky economy in Appalachia. Specifically within politics, there have been a...

A company called Superflex plans to build an exoskeleton that tackles the issues that come with decreased mobility in old...

Air pollution is the second biggest public health threat to smoking. Once Brexit is complete and they are no longer...

Robots in elderly care are becoming more and more popular, especially in Japan where the over 65 population heavily outweighs the...

Millennials are a lot more concerned about what they are eating and where their food is coming from than the previous...

In the near future, feeding the world will become the number one challenge for scientists. We now have 7 billion people...

Amazon has upped its convenience factor by not only delivering your packages in record speed, but now offering the option...

Lyft, the on-demand car service, has partnered with the University of Southern California to connect senior citizens with transportation. The...

Levi Strauss & Co. has become one of the first off-the-shelf clothing companies to explore the use of 3D printing...

Google app is launching a new endless scrolling feed that uses your past searches to guess what it thinks you...

Facebook messenger has released a new chatbot called Woebot that tries to help people with depression and other mental disorders...

CEO of Wholesome Wave, Michel Nischan, is trying to tap into the half a trillion dollars a year that is...

Wholesome Wave is a nonprofit that just awarded grants to companies who work with them in collaboration. Wholesome Wave’s goal...

Mimic, the studio focuses on how personality and behavior could tell a story. They recently launched a project came out...

Shepherd's Grain based in Portland, Oregon, sells high quality grain grown with no-till practices. No-till farming uses drills that directly...

Grocery store, Waitrose, has developed a line of food delivery trucks that run on energy from food waste. Food waste...

The movement of online businesses to physical storefronts is gaining popularity because of the ability for companies to harness their...

Local Roots designs, builds and operates indoor growing centers – called TerraFarms – that are made from shipping containers. Each...

While most insured women have access to regular Pap smears to screen for cervical abnormalities, many women may still miss...

One of Forbes’ technology trends they are predicting for 2017 is the increased integration of physical and digital shopping experiences....

BluDiagnostics is building a prototype of a saliva-based device that measures female hormone levels and is designed to be used...

The Academy for Global Citizenship is building a new campus with a three-acre farm and renewable systems that produce more...

UK-based company, PrinterInks, has teamed up with US startup Organovo, a company specialized in designing and printing functional human tissue...

Broadridge, a servicing company for the financial industry, has partnered with the design consultancy Huge to disrupt its own market...

Reformation is a pioneering brand in the “bricks and clicks” strategy of enhancing the consumer shopping experience. This concept meshes...

Sephora's new phone application takes the hassle out of testing makeup prior to purchase. By uploading a photograph of a...

IBM’s new mainframe system is able to run more than 12 billion encrypted transactions per day. It aims to address...

Bolt Threads launched a synthetic spider silk tie. The idea is to bring this technology, which has been in the research...

China–based sequencing powerhouse, BGI, announced their intent to, eventually, sequence “all life on Earth.” The Earth BioGenome Project (EBP), as...

Fast Company asked branding experts what trends they see impacting the next five years of branding, and while the results are...

Patrick Soon-Shiong has made a large presence for himself within the bio-tech world, with a good deal of political and monetary...

 In America, the political environment surrounding gene editing has been highly divided. Within politics and the science, there isn't a consensus about...

Foursquare, the app best known for letting smartphone users check into restaurants, clubs, and other venues, has been working vigorously...

CVS has partnered with designer Deborah Adle to redesign the prescription bottle, taking it from a confusing system of numbers...

With the widespread use of technology by American youth from an early age, the digital side of learning has become...

With Elon Musk and The Boring Company receiving verbal approval to build an underground hyperloop going between the city centers...

Japan’s Kanagawa Institute of Technology collaborating with the Fujitsu Social Science Laboratory, created Real Baby-Real Family, which puts a tracker...

Scientists are wirelessly connecting brain-reading technology directly to electrical stimulators on the body, creating a “neural bypass” so that people’s...

Facial recognition is the new hot topic with potential to impact everything from policing to the way the people interact...

Otto, a self-driving tech company, about to start a revolution for material transportation by offering these small self-driving platforms that...

Starting on April 1, 2017, the state of New York started giving $2,000 to those who bought an electric car....

With suicides hitting a 30 year high in 2014, social media companies like Facebook are turning to AI to for...

Google has engineered and designed a “fully self-driving” car that allows its user to go from “door to door without...

Based off the idea of producing a wearable that allowed you to interact better with the world around you, MIT...

Boston Dynamics' agile new robot Handle is six feet tall, has two front legs and a pair of hind wheels,...

One main thing that driverless cars promise is a major decrease in deaths by automotive accidents. However, most organ donations...

Data is the new oil when it comes to automated cars. For example, your car could offer to stop for...

Economist, Jerry Rifkin, says that the third industrial revolution will occur when three technologies emerge and converge: new communication, new...

IDEO, an international design and consulting firm, has grown from the ability to connect closely to people and understand their...

Amazon opened a grocery store in Seattle with no checkout line and no cashiers You just walk in, grab what...

Those who orbit Silicon Valley tend to discount the innovation happening elsewhere. But that may change in 2017 as the...

Human cognitive abilities decline with age, it is important to be aware of onset deterioration and catch diseases early. Currently,...

Amazon opened a grocery store in Seattle with no checkout line and no cashiers You just walk in, grab what...

With a medical information overload, AI machine learning assistants to read incoming papers, distill the information, and highlight relevant findings...

DBV Technologies made a patch that when worn allows the wearer with peanut allergies to be able to consume up...

Snoo is a crib which has been developed recently to help new parents by mimicking the sounds and feeling of...

There is an increasingly large amount of food waste that can tie back to a lack of access to information....

Advancements in nanotechnology have allowed scientist from several universities to be able to “precisely deliver the drug to the cancerous...

Since its beginnings in 2011, IBM’s artificial intelligence platform, Watson, has made a big name for itself in fields such...

Johns Hopkins Hospital was able to successfully attach a robotic prosthetic to a cancer patient, Johnny Matheny, who had lost...

In Stuart Russell and Peter Norvig’s seminal book, Artificial Intelligence: a Modern Approach, the two authors wind up their work...

IBM’s AI assistant, Watson, is being used in cancer treatment at three of the top US hospitals. Watson is helping...

A new study backed by Takeda Pharmaceuticals, Lundbeck US, and Advocate Health Care will explore the effectiveness of a mobile...

Bank of America is introducing facial recognition as a way to unlock its banking apps. This feature is being used...

Facebook recognizes that healthier, more engaged employees are more effective at work. With that in mind, the company's Menlo Park...

While playing the video game, Overwatch, with his little brother, Samuel Hookham noticed his favorite character to play as, Symmetra,...

Contemporary luxury brand, Oliver Cabell, has started putting the exact cost breakdown of its products on its website. This practice,...

99% of adults can read in the sense that they can decode words, but the illiteracy rate that concerns us...

The first comprehensive “cell atlas” or map is being constructed. This would be a sophisticated new model for biology and...

Cells are like tiny computers. Scientist have been working to hack the algorithm of cells to control their processes. This...

A recent study at the New Zealand University of Auckland found that one in twenty-five fathers experienced depression symptoms after...

Bacteria can be chemically engineered to produce electricity. There are types of bacteria that occur naturally that do this but...

NASA has released documents about the Electromagnetic propulsion system may work, which would actually go against Newton’s 3rd law of...

In a world where there is an app for everything or an developing to solve certain problem, those who code...

Anxy is a recently released publication aiming to normalize mental illness. By bringing the topic into a printed format, the...

“These tools...provide the most comprehensive ecosystem of fitness products yet made.” Comments from Wired, Under Armor’s new product Healthbox provide...

Sesame Street just launched a nine episode internet series all about destigmatizing autism for kids. The shows involve families that...

Foodtech, we can broadly describe it as the intersection of food and technology; the application and use of technology to...

The marvelous thing about horseshoe crab blood it's a chemical found only in the amoebocytes of its blood cells that...