Boldly Going Where No Research Team Has Gone Before
Turns out some of the gear on the Starship Enterprise that the crew relied on to explore the universe had a bit of influence on a generation of scientists and developers who watched “Star Trek” as kids.
From the Here & Now Contributors Network, Zack Seward brings us the story of a high-stakes medical device competition inspired by the Sci-Fi classic and a research team in Philadelphia that is boldly going — into the finals.
The Qualcomm Tricorder XPRIZE offers a $10 million in prize money to build the next great consumer-focused health tool.
- Zack Seward, the editor-in-chief of Technical.ly, a network of tech news sites from D.C. to Brooklyn. He tweets @zackseward.
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