The way that health care and medicine are delivered years from now could be vastly different from what we know today, says Canadian futurist Nikolas Badminton.
Robotics, fibre optics, and nanotechnology are all poised to revolutionize the way that diseases are cured, conditions are treated, and how patients are cared for.
Here are some of the technologies that excite Badminton the most that could change the face of medicine.
People of a certain age may remember how big the switch to colour television from black-and-white was several decades ago. It was like going from an image that was merely functional to one that was vibrant and alive.The idea is similar for iBionics, an Ottawa-based company that is working to improve the effectiveness of vision-restoring technology.