10 Most Amazing Technologies Set To Rule The World

#9 E-cigarettes

“Cigarette smoking is injurious to health,” the quote is carried every where from the boxes containing tobacco products to the starting scenes once the theaters roll up curtains. The nicotine addicts try out many ways to combat their addiction like nicotine chewing gum. This is where the technology steps in by offering battery-powered smokes that are ostensibly less toxic than regular cigarettes. They come in both disposable and reusable form.

Though E-cigarettes are only big in US, they will see a 50 percent CAG (Compound Annual Growth) in coming years, depending on regulation and penetration into retail, according to CITI.

#8 Genomics And Personalized Medicine

With advancements in the technology people are inclining more on tweaking the genome make up to avoid dread full diseases like cancer or genetic disorders like Down’s Syndrome, or simply to have strong progeny.  The genomics market is already exploding, and sales could increase to $2.1 billion by 2015, compared with $700 million in 2005. So far, cancer screening, pre-natal testing, and "companion diagnostics" (which are used to determine how safe another type of therapy is), are the three main areas where this tech is getting used, but in near future the technology may be used for various other reasons too.

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