Can't wait to ride on a magnetically levitated train? Well visit www.futurehorizons.net/grav.htm for plans on how to build your own (operating model that is). For those less skilled, you can buy a kit or assembled train. The site also has details on building an ion propulsion motor. As for your rocket boots, those will have to wait awhile.
At this year's MD&M West show, lots of material suppliers are talking about new formulations for wearables and things that stick to the skin, whether it's adhesives, wound dressings, skin patches and other drug delivery devices, or medical electronics.
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