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Top 45 Science Ideas in June

From Monitoring Joint Devices to Energy-Producing Tiles

— July 1, 2016 — Tech
From joint-monitoring devices that can pick up near inaudible sounds to floor tiles that convert kinetic energy into electricity, the June 2016 science trends demonstrate the endless potential of scientific innovation.

In terms of the health sector, there have been a number of scientific advancements that aim to help physicians carry out more accurate diagnostic tests. For instance, Behold.ai is a new type of software that can detect medical abnormalitieswith extreme accuracy. Another innovative tool is Spirocall, which is a program that can analyze a patient's lung health over the phone.

Beyond health, the June 2016 science trends also reveal an ongoing emphasis on renewable energy and the creation of eco-friendly tech. This includes improvements to existing technology such as solar panels that can float on rough waters, as well as completely new products such as floor titles that turn kinetic energy into electricity.
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Equine CT Scanners
Equine CT Scanners
This CT Scanner Can Scan and Image Fully Conscious Horses
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43
Semi-Autonomous Cars
Semi-Autonomous Cars
The Arrow Corvette Can Be Driven By People With Limited Limb Use
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42
Gold-Charged Nano-Engines
Gold-Charged Nano-Engines
The World's Smallest Engine Could Power Disease-Fighting Micro Robots
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41
Monitoring Perspiration Patches
Monitoring Perspiration Patches
The Chem-Phys Tracks Health Through Chemicals Found in Sweat
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40
Collision Detection Systems
Collision Detection Systems
This System Can Automatically Brake Vehicles to Prevent Collisions
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39
Smart Racing Suits
Smart Racing Suits
Adidas' Smart Suits Use NFC Technology to Authenticated Regulated Products
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38
Trial Patient-Finding Portals
Trial Patient-Finding Portals
HDP Health Helps the Ill Find a Clinical Trial for Their Condition
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37
Self-Healing Composite Materials
Self-Healing Composite Materials
This Self-Healing Material was Developed at Penn State
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36
Interactive Paper Technology
Interactive Paper Technology
PaperID is an RFID Paper Technology Responds to Gestures
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35
Monitoring Joint Devices
Monitoring Joint Devices
The GIT Offers an Implement to Track Rehabilitation Tech Using Sound
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34
Cinematic Breathe-Analyzing Experiences
Cinematic Breathe-Analyzing Experiences
Scientists Track Moviegoers' Breathing to Sense Emotions
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33
Metal Reversible Adhesives
Metal Reversible Adhesives
Researchers Created Glue That Can Be Used on Temporary Basis
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32
Cockroach-Inspired Robots
Cockroach-Inspired Robots
The VelociRoACH Robot is Capable Of Climbing Up Stairs
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31
Scientific Research Apps
Scientific Research Apps
Google's Science Journal App Helps Anyone Conduct Thoughtful Research
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30
Printable Single-Use Lasers
Printable Single-Use Lasers
This Laser Technology is So Inexpensive, It Can Be Disposed After Use
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29
Phone-Based Lung Tests
Phone-Based Lung Tests
Spirocall is a Service That Can Evaluate One's Lung Health Over the Phone
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28
3D-Printable Skeleton Models
3D-Printable Skeleton Models
These Skeleton Models Can Be Download and 3D-Printed By Students
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27
Experimental Science Incubators
Experimental Science Incubators
The JLABS Incubator Helps Startups Develop Smart Health Technology
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26
Battery-Removing Ingestible Robots
Battery-Removing Ingestible Robots
This Micro-Sized Robot Can Remove Harmful Objects From Stomachs
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25
Mobilizing Brain Implants
Mobilizing Brain Implants
This Chip Decodes Brain Waves to Mobilize Paralyzed People
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24
Fat-Fighting Drug Deliveries
Fat-Fighting Drug Deliveries
This Nanoparticle System Helps Drugs Promote Fat-Burning In Tissue
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23
Abnormality-Detecting Medical Tools
Abnormality-Detecting Medical Tools
The Behold.ai Software Uses AI to Find Abnormalities
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22
Non-Invasive Gastric Pills
Non-Invasive Gastric Pills
This Pill is the Only Non-invasive Gastric Balloon for Obesity
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21
Beginner Telescope Concepts
Beginner Telescope Concepts
This Telescope for Beginners is Portable and Easy to Use
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20
Portable Wind Tunnels
Portable Wind Tunnels
Ford is Conducting Its Wind Tunnel Tests in Mobile Shipping Container Units
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19
Farming Underwater Drones
Farming Underwater Drones
The SeaDrone Analyzes Surroundings Underwater More Efficiently
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18
Precise Robotic Surgeons
Precise Robotic Surgeons
Scientists are Testing a Robot That Will Perform Soft-Tissue Surgery
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17
Human-Mimicking Robots
Human-Mimicking Robots
The Furhat Robot Mimics Physical and Verbal Interactions
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16
Proactive Auto Alert Services
Proactive Auto Alert Services
Chevrolet's OnStar Proactive Alert System Warns You Of Breakdowns
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15
3D-Printed Jet Engines
3D-Printed Jet Engines
The GE Aviation 'GE9X' Engine was Created Using 3D Printers
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14
Ultra-Efficient Elevators
Ultra-Efficient Elevators
The Twin Elevators by ThyssenKrupp Feature Two Cars on a Single Shaft
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13
Artificial Intelligence Attorneys
Artificial Intelligence Attorneys
'AI Ross' is a Program Designed to Speed Up Legal Research
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12
3D-Printed Hair Structures
3D-Printed Hair Structures
These Synthetic Cilia Mimic the Way Real Hair Detects Vibrations
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11
Solar Energy-Storing Batteries
Solar Energy-Storing Batteries
New Zinc-Manganese Power Units Hold Energy from Renewable Sources
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10
Large-Scale 3D Scanners
Large-Scale 3D Scanners
Thor3D's 3D Scanning Technology Captures Medium and Large Objects
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9
Anti-Bacterial Pillows
Anti-Bacterial Pillows
Silvon Uses Silver-Coated Fibers to Prevent the Growth of Bacteria
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8
Floating Solar Panels
Floating Solar Panels
The Heliofloat System Allows Solar Panels to Withstand Heavy Seas
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7
Energy-Producing Tiles
Energy-Producing Tiles
These New Floor Tiles from Pavegen Convert Kinetic Energy to Electricity
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6
Kombucha-Based Textiles
Kombucha-Based Textiles
This Cruelty-Free Alternative to Leather is Made with Plant-Based Fibers
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5
Food Waste Fertilizers
Food Waste Fertilizers
This Startup is Turning Food Waste into an Odorless Fertilizer
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4
Wearable Robotic Exoskeletons
Wearable Robotic Exoskeletons
Hyundai's New Iron Man Suit Helps Wearer's Lift Heavy Objects
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3
Helicopter-Inspired Flying Cars
Helicopter-Inspired Flying Cars
'Lilium' Creates Electric Plane Vessels for Personal Use
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2
Ultrasonic Clothes Dryers
Ultrasonic Clothes Dryers
This Ultrasonic Dryer Uses Vibrations to Dry Clothing Instead of Heat
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1
Optical Open-Source Telescopes
Optical Open-Source Telescopes
This Tracking Telescope Was Made Using a Raspberry Pi Computer
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