- Personalized medicine
Drugs should know our genetic profile and work around it.
- Molecular transport
Because we can't figure out these new airline boarding schemes.
- Mosquito repellent that works . . .
and, oh yeah, doesn't cause cancer.
- Oil: the other alternative energy
As in, the last resort after solar, wind, hydro, thermal, hydrogen . . .
- Athletic robots
We just want to see one play chess and box Mike Tyson.
- A fat-burning pill . . .
that works while we sleep. We're really that lazy.
A version of this article appeared in the March 2006 issue of Fast Company magazine.