Weekly Newsletter 12.01.17

Weekly Newsletter 12.01.17

Tesla LeMans

Radical Concept For All Electric LeMans Race Car With 3D Printed Wheels

To clarify firstly this is not an official Tesla concept, rather the submission of two Belgian car designers’ vision of a year 2030 Tesla racecar.
However the ideas presented are not as far strung as they may first seem and the design competition in question is the prestigious Michelin Design Challenge, so there are people in high places watching.
The car also has 3D printed Michelin (of course) Tweels (Tyre+wheel combined), which pose an interesting solution to pneumatic tyres.

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Breath Disease Detection

Low Cost Breathalyser Can Detect Disease And Sickness

Inspired by a dogs ability to smell chemicals in a persons breath that indicate the presence of a particular disease, this device uses the same principal of detecting chemicals and has a near 90% success rate.
We’re not just talking about having a cold or being tired, the dieases it can detect are major ones including “chronic kidney failure, two forms of Parkinson’s disease, multiple sclerosis, Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis, irritable bowel syndrome, high blood pressure, and pre-eclampsia in pregnant women’.

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Jacob Darowski