How will new technologies change what you do?

EmTech medical technologies

Novel technology is bringing many opportunities and disruptions which offer possibilities that could change our lives. The Government Office for Science’s Emerging Technology Programme helps government think about how potential new technologies may affect policy choices. Read on to find out about three emerging technologies identified by GOS’ Emerging Technology Scan that could change how we practise medicine in the UK.

Plastic pollution in the sea

Plastic pollution in the sea has pushed its way to the forefront of public opinion over the last few months. New research drives this publicity, with revelations that up to 93% of bottled water may contain microplastics1. This coupled with …