Important Innovations From 2019

Parsing through the year’s most pertinent innovations proves especially difficult in 2019 as advancements were aplenty. From toothpaste that uses a new type of fluoride for the reversal of early onset tooth decay to a gaming platform that exists entirely in the cloud, the innovations on Popular Science’s list—which they’ve carefully formed through research and testing—permeate everyday life and signal the promise of a brighter …

Popular Science’s Best of What’s New 2006: Logitech MX Revolution

Today's CH selection from Popular Science's recent Best of What's New 2006 is Logitech's MX Revolution. After hearing the buzz about this multi-functional new device, CH decided to test it out for ourselves. With a rechargable lithium-ion battery and a wireless USB connection, the MX Revolution has the basics of what you’d expect from a hi-tech mouse. But the real draw are the programmable buttons …

Popular Science’s Best of What’s New 2006: Plug and Play Ultrasound

Each day this week CH's bringing you one of our favorite innovations from Popular Science's Best of What's New 2006. Today, we take a look at the Plug and Play Ultrasound Probe System from Direct Medical Systems, an inexpensive ultrasound that plugs directly into a computer via the USB port with motors that can run on five volts of electricity. Priced at around $5,000, the …