8 Highlights From The 2017 World Changing Ideas Awards
Original story at Fast Company• 19 mentions • 4 months ago
Fast Company 4 months ago
There are 192 finalists in the 2017 World Changing Ideas Awards, in categories from health to urban design to food. They run the gamut from internet-connected wells that collect water data to vegetable-based hamburgers that bleed like real meat. Here are eight more of our favorites. Connected Eyes, Microsoft and L V Prasad Eye Institute There are around 55 million visually impaired people in India, up to 80% of whom could be helped by everyday procedures like LASIK. Medical and surgical resources, however, are limited. In April 2015, nonprofit L V Prasad Eye Institute, in Hyderabad, India, teamed up with ...