This tiny device can scan for skin cancer at a fraction of the current cost

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The sKan, an inexpensive device that can detect skin cancer at its early stages, has been honored with the 2017 international James Dyson Award for its innovative contribution to a healthier planet. The device creates heat maps to identify abnormalities in the skin often associated with melanoma, treatment for which has a higher success rate if detected early. Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer worldwide, accounting for roughly 1 in 3 cancer diagnoses, and results in tens of thousands… View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building



The electric Vespa scooter of your dreams is coming in 2018

Environmentally-conscious commuters, rejoice! Vespa’s first electric scooter will hit the market next year, and it will have a range of 100 kilometers or about 62 miles. The good news was revealed at the Milan Motorcycle Show by the parent company Piaggio. Though the price of the Vespa Elettrica has not yet been revealed, an eager fan base can’t wait to get their hands on the green mode of transportation.

According to Piaggio, the Elletrica will have “superior performance”… View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building