Imagine a world when we will no longer worry about blood supply - especially in emergency transfusions and/during catastrophic events.
"The first attempt at giving human volunteers “synthetic blood” made in a laboratory for the first time will take place within the next two years, the NHS has announced.
A long-awaited clinical trial of artificial red blood cells will occur before 2017, NHS scientists said. The blood is made from stem cells extracted from either the umbilical cord blood of newborn babies or the blood of adult donors.
The trial, thought to be a world first, will involve small transfusions of a few teaspoons of synthetic blood to test for..."
Read more @ The Independent
What's the future for Mobile Devices in the Classroom? Below is a great infographic from Project Tomorrow.
"Mobile devices are more prevalent in K–12 classrooms than ever.
A new survey on mobile learning from Project Tomorrow shows that today's schools are relying increasingly on students having experience with devices like smartphones and tablets to engage in modern curriculum."
Read more from EdTech Magazine
Which Flight Will Get You There Fastest?
Wonderful infographic if you're planning a trip by air.
FiveThirtyEight analyzed 6 million flights to figure out which airports, airlines and routes are most likely to get you there on time and which ones will leave you waiting.
Find your fastest route @ FiveThirtyEight
Together, as learners in the education space, we would like to share a selection of what we read and reflect on internally.