Roland Miller provides a revealing exploration of NASA’s deserted space and research facilities with the goal to preserve the historical significance of the early days of America’s effort to explore space.
Tetrachromacy, the ability to see a hundred million colors, would likely appear in women with sons or fathers who are colorblind. It’s estimated that 2 percent of women have the genetic mutation that results in the extra retina cone.
This is innovation: Atlas, the team that won the Igor I. Sikorsky Human Powered Helicopter Competition did what scores of aircraft designers and engineers failed to do for 33 years. They weren’t specialist. They cracked the problem by going beyond ‘thinking outside the box’, they won by zeroing in on the right box.
Minneapolis-based startup Miinome is already building a platform that will help consumers control what offers they get from retailers based on their genetic makeup, and to possibly cash in on the value of their DNA by selling the data back to marketers and researchers.