The human brain is rather nicely protected. Encased in the hard shell of the skull, cushioned by the cerebrospinal fluid, and shielded from the circulatory system by the blood-brain barrier.
One simply cannot underestimate the impact of a new battery technology that has just been publicised. Researchers at Nanyang Technology University in Singapore have come up with batteries that can recharge to 70 per cent in just two minutes.
Today I acquired my first e-reader and, even though I’m constantly exposed to some of the most impressive modern portable technology in the shape of my smartphone, I’m even more impressed with the magic that is electronic paper.