Ray Blanco

Ray Blanco

In 8th grade Ray Blanco was in his basement learning how to build what's called a "Wilson Cloud Chamber," a supercooled device for detecting particles of ionizing radiation. Now, he is an expert in advanced robotics, avionics, genomics, and biotechnology. Blanco was raised in Miami,FL, after his family fled Cuba in the 1960s. He is co-editor of Technology Profits Confidential and contributes to Breakthrough Technology Alert and Tomorrow in Review.

Ray Blanco's Recent Articles

2014: The Year Gene Editing Shocks the World

Ray Blanco

2014 could be the most important year in history when it comes to biomedical research. Thanks to new gene editing technology, everything from "designer" babies to souped-up athletes could become the new norm. But that's just the beginning... Ray Blanco explains how this new technology could also save countless lives around the world. Read on...


How to Stop a Global “Tidal Wave” of Disease

Ray Blanco

Cancer research has come a long way in a very short amount of time. But it still has a long way to go. Today, Ray Blanco explains why cancer research could make leaps and bounds in the coming years, and how early investors could make a fortune because of it. Read on...


Killing the Pain in Your Portfolio

Ray Blanco

One of the most important aspects of medical science is developing useful and effective pain medication. But at this point in human history, every advancement in this field has comes with its own set of drawbacks. Today, Ray Blanco explores this problem, and how some biotech companies are trying to fix it. Read on...


The $400 Billion Industry Set for Takeoff

Ray Blanco

In 2013, the word "drone" became one of the most common words in the English language. And it came with its fair share of controversy. But however you feel about the development of drone technology, the bottom line is, they're fast becoming a reality... and that could mean big bucks for early investors. Ray Blanco has more...


The Biological iPhone

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The future of computing might not belong to hardware and software, but to wetware -- biologically derived computing machines. The “iPhone 20” years from now might be based more on biological technology than the silicon we’ve been working with for the past 50 years. Ray Blanco explains...


Seismic Technology: The Next Chapter in US Energy

Ray Blanco

The US in the midst of an energy revolution, but it hasn't come easily. It's been a long time in the making, and the only reason it's happening is because of technological breakthroughs in oil production. Today, Ray Blanco explains why the next step in this energy revolution is improving seismic technology. Read on...


Vanquishing An Ancient Enemy

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There is an ancient and unsettling enemy that seriously threatens all of humanity... While that may sound like the premise to the latest superhero movie, unfortunately it's all too real. And while we've been able to keep this enemy at bay for the last century, it has mutated and becoming stronger than ever. Ray Blanco explains...


Slavery in the Digital Age

Ray Blanco

In the future, we’ll all have personal servants. They’ll clean our homes, tend to our gardens, harvest our food, manufacture our goods and fight our battles. But these "slaves" won’t be human, and early investors in the technology it takes to bring them online stand to make a killing. Ray Blanco has the full story...


A Better Way to Fight the Flu

Ray Blanco

Whether from natural or human causes, the next virus pandemic will, sooner or later, hit the globe. Fortunately, the science to counter these threats is maturing rapidly.