On Feb. 24, the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) opened its “Design and the Elastic Mind” exhibit, which explores the relationship between scientific breakthroughs and design. The nanotech exhibit looks particularly interesting. Some scientists are, apparently, working on biojewelry: They’ve created rings out of donated bone cells.
There’s another project on display that will be of particular interest to gadget lovers: In a cool video, Nokia demonstrates its vision for the cell phone of the future. Many of the capabilities and functionalities are based on research Nokia is conducting with a group of scientists at the University of Cambridge. It’s working on flexible, stretchable phones, for example, which can be bent around your wrist and double as bracelets.