New Innovations, New Inventions, Future Technology

Every December for the past 27 years, the editors of Popular Science have sought out the products and technologies poised to change our world. The advances can be simple—say, an unhackable phone or invisible duct tape. Or they can be profound: Imagine bionic arms dexterous enough to use chopsticks. Regardless of their scope, every one of our 100 honorees is nothing short of extraordinary.