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The EPA-certified system allows users to save approximately 50 percent on their water bill and prevents water from being wasted. Although the common narrative of the American Dream is a two-story house and picket fence, our lawns get much of our attention. Collectively, Americans obsessed with ...
High schoolers submitted their inventions to The Utah High school Entrepreneur Challenge (HSUEC). From there the top 20 teams were selected to advance the final stage of the competition. You can vote for your favorite and help them win cash prizes to support their college education and invention ...

Young Middle Tennessee inventors apparently have developed quite the reputation among national Invention Convention leaders and participants. “Tennessee grows some really, really smart kids,” Juli Shively, senior director of outreach for the STEMIE Coalition's National Invention Convention and ...
That's why NMSBIC is hosting a networking session at the Inventors and Entrepreneurs Workshop sponsored by the New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology Center for Technology Commercialization in Socorro. The Joseph A. Fidel Conference Center, 801 Leroy Place, is the setting for the ...
The National Football League is leading an effort to make the game safer at all levels while extending a once-in-a-lifetime, historic opportunity for inventors and innovation-related organizations. NFL HeadHealthTECH Challenge V is the latest installment in a series designed to stimulate research and ...
Nine University of California inventors and innovators have been selected to become National Academy of Inventors, or NAI fellows, in recognition of their pioneering research with significant societal impacts. Among them is Laura Marcu, a professor of biomedical engineering and neurological surgery at UCD. Through ...

Nine University of California inventors and innovators have been selected to become National Academy of Inventors (NAI) fellows, in recognition of their pioneering research with significant societal impacts. The new UC fellows — faculty members who hail from the Berkeley, Davis, Los Angeles, Irvine, San ...
From an intelligent surgical knife to tech start-ups, the Faculty of Medicine has been pioneering innovation since the discovery of penicillin. In 1928 at St Mary's Hospital, Alexander Fleming noticed that mould had developed accidentally on a set of culture dishes being used to grow staphylococci bacteria.
The approximate number of patents related to candy according to a 2016 Valentine's Day post at yospinlaw.com, which said there are also more than 400 patents related to chocolate. The story added that on Feb. 14, 2016, there were 1,073 issued plant patents for rose plants. Rose plants make up more ...
Many major shows are included in Inventors Digest's 2018 list, which was published in last month's issue and is also on our website. These days, the widespread use of social media can make your trade show experience even more lucrative—if you know how to use it the right way. Here are some tips for ...
My Tech Learning campers will go full S.T.E.A.M. ahead during the spring break camp. If your child is a budding artist, scientist or designer our mini-camp will be packed with color, discovery, and creativity. We are excited to launch our virtual reality painting and design class at My Tech Learning EdVenture Lab on March ...
Ralph Tremaglio, left, and Tim Deakin have invented and patented a bottle or can holder that also holds your smart phone in a touchable pocket. Photo Thursday, March 15, 2018. Photo: Carol Kaliff / Hearst Connecticut Media. Buy this photo. Image 2 of 5. Buy photo. Ralph Tremaglio, left, and Tim Deakin ...
Today's teenage inventors are part of a long tradition. In fact, many of the world's most prolific brains started young – coming up with television, telephones and trampolines, as well as braille, calculators, popsicles and ear muffs before they reached their 20th birthdays. So while it's true that all four students ...
Smart appliances are a major component of the smart home experience. Kirk Goodwin, head of patents at Whirlpool Corp., talked with Inventors Digest Editor-in-Chief Reid Creager about what's new and what's next. Kirk Goodwin, Chief Patent Counsel, North American Region & Chief Counsel Global ...
[Women's History Month] Meet Mary and Mildred Davidson, inventors of sanitary belt, tissue holder ... commitment to informing and connecting black people around the world, we have resolved to devote each day of the month of March to celebrate black women inventors and to highlight their inventions.
This week, we explore famous products named after their inventors. Some products are so cemented in our minds we forget their names once belonged to people. Shrapnel was invented by Henry Shrapnel, nachos were invented by Nachos Anaya and the leotard was invented by a Jules Leotard.
GREENSBURG — The Decatur County United Fund recently awarded a $5,000 grant to the Decatur County Community School Corporation for the 2018 Camp Invention Program. Camp Invention is a program of the National Inventors Hall of Fame, a nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing the future ...

The National Office for Technology Acquisition and Promotion [NOTAP] has called on Nigerian innovators and inventors to protect their intellectual properties by applying for patents at the agency. NOTAP Director General Dr Dan Azumi Ibrahim made call at the NOTAP Day at the ongoing 2018 Technology ...
A pair of inventors from the US have built a robotic machine that can solve a Rubik's Cube in 0.38 seconds. Ben Katz and Jared Di Carlo's solver smashed the current world record of 0.637 seconds, set by Albert Beer's robot Sub1 Reloaded and verified by Guinness World Records in 2017.
Those who only contribute to reduction to practice are not considered inventors, no matter how much time and energy they put into the project. This is why a patent attorney who writes up and files a patent application describing an invention is not ordinarily considered an inventor – at best they only took part ...
A new platform is being launched to connect the dots in cryptocurrency and Blockchain– uniting investors, inventors, consumers and offline businesses in one place. Despite Blockchain enjoying massive growth in popularity, Vestarin believes a lack of confidence is blighting the industry. The company ...
March is the Women's History Month celebrated globally to highlight the contributions of women to events in history and contemporary society. The month corresponds with the International Women's Day which is marked globally on March 8. As part of Face2Face Africa's commitment to informing and ...
Kim Needy, interim vice provost for research and innovation, presented the awards and Don Bobbitt, University of Arkansas System president, was the guest speaker. Five inventors were recognized with plaques for their patented inventions. Ajay Malshe, Distinguished Professor of mechanical engineering, ...
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So you've got this great idea for a new product invention and you want to commercialize it. You are probably thinking about applying for a patent so that no one will steal your idea, even though you may not even have much money to invest. In spite of this, you're ready to tell the world, “I have this great new ...
Trevor Baylis, the inventor of the wind-up radio, died on Monday, 26 years after creating an invention that allowed people in the Third World, without access to electricity or batteries, listen to live broadcasts. In an interview with The Telegraph in 2015, Mr Baylis said he was inspired to create the wind-up ...
Ressence, a young contender in the arena of Swiss watchmaking, has an answer to that problem: a new mechanical watch co-designed by one of the inventors of the original iPod, Tony Fadell. "Mechanical watches were at the forefront of technology when they were first invented 300 years ago. We wanted ...
When I interview inventors of new products, my first question is almost always, “Is this product safe?” According to ... Here is a new product made for much-needed comfort during air travel, so I naturally brought up the safety-during-turbulence issue with co-inventors Ephi Zlotnitsky and David Brecht. Edith G.
Mikhail Timofeyevich Kalashnikov, the inventor of the AK-47 assault rifle, died in 2013 at the age of 94. Though he often shrugged off criticisms that he'd given the world a tool that has helped murder millions (he once compared himself to a "woman who bears children,” declaring himself “always proud” of ...
Edmonton tech entrepreneurs and inventors Chandra Devam and Scott Edgar, who grew up obsessed with science fiction, are now making space age medical technology of their own. “It's almost like Star Trek surgery we're doing now,” Devam says. Their start-up tech company, Aris MD, has developed ...
ROLLA, Mo.–There's a new way to heal chronic wounds that's been invented in Missouri. It's a technique that inventors at Missouri University of Science and Technology are calling one of a kind. The FDA approved the product called Mirragen and it uses bioactive glass to heal chronic wounds like people ...
“An important part of my job is to make sure that we are identifying female inventors who can be role models for others and then making sure their stories are visible through press, social media and other venues. “One of the biggest contributions I feel that I can make is to be a strong voice for more diversity ...
Iowa inventors had over 1500 patents granted, which was a 17 percent rise over 2016. Almost 500 patents issued with a Nebraska inventor, which was equal to 2016. Montana had over 250 patents issued to a resident. North Dakota saw a 15 percent increase in 2017 to over 170 patents, and Wyoming ...
Abdul-Jabbar's New York Times bestseller, co-authored with Raymond Obstfeld and illustrated by Ben Boos and A.J. Ford, introduces young readers to impactful black inventors and innovators, like Percy Julian, the developer of cortisone, whose stories are largely overlooked or ignored by history.
Watch out Shark Tank, some local inventors may just have come up with the idea of the century. If you work in an environment with lots of water or liquids you know just how difficult it is to keep the floor dry. Some enterprising Hudson Valley residents have found a way to tackle the problem, while also ...
Filing a patent application is still a smart decision for inventors The United States patent system is in disarray. The latest international patent rankings from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce shows that the U.S. patent system has fallen out of the top 1o in the world and into a tie for 12th place. Just recently ...
The overall number of patent applications submitted by Poles reached 469 in 2017, rising 14 percent year on year. This puts Poland well above the EU average, the PAP news agency reported. Most patents filed by Polish inventors related to innovations in medical technology. This sector was followed by ...
Washington is among the most inventive states in the nation, ranking fourth for total number of inventors and second per capita, behind only Massachusetts. Michael Schutzler, CEO of the Washington Technology Industry Association, credits companies throughout the state that are driving innovation in ...
Amarilloans Curtis McGill, left, and Scott Houdashell appeared a week ago on “Shark Tank,” where they struck a deal with QVC maven Lori Greiner for their invention, “Eggmazing,” which helps make decorating Easter eggs easier and has been selling like hotcakes since the appearance. (Provided photo).
Charging cell phones can be a 'Breeze' thanks to high school inventors. By DARREL RADFORD News-Gazette Managing Editor; 41 min ago. Facebook · Twitter · Email. Sydney Conn 3_WEB.jpg. Winchester junior Sydney Conn speaks to a big crowd about the 'Breeze Charger' during last week's Chamber ...
ROLLA, Mo.–There's a new way to heal chronic wounds that's been invented in Missouri. It's a technique that inventors at Missouri University of Science and Technology are calling one of a kind. The FDA approved the product called Mirragen and it uses bioactive glass to heal chronic wounds like people ...
ZAGREB, February 25, 2018 - Croatian inventors and entrepreneurs have won 11 awards at the Malaysia Technology Expo (MTE) in Kuala Lumpur, including the main prize, two golds, two silvers and three bronzes, for seven inventions and new products, the Zagreb Alliance of Inventors said on Saturday.
Amarilloans Curtis McGill, left, and Scott Houdashell appeared a week ago on “Shark Tank,” where they struck a deal with QVC maven Lori Greiner for their invention, “Eggmazing,” which helps make decorating Easter eggs easier and has been selling like hotcakes since the appearance. (Provided photo).
FANS of Dragons' Den were left in shock after a group of entrepreneurs snubbed four separate £100,000 offers - before walking away with nothing. The budding businessment had invented an app called Playbrush that transformed children's teeth brushing time into a game to make the daily task more fun.
After his wheelbarrow brake was successfully marketed by Aubuchon Hardware and was featured in Popular Science, Better Homes and Gardens and other national magazines, Dan Burbank has been contacted by lots of would-be inventors looking for advice. The Moultonborough resident offers these tips ...
It sounds like something out of a science-fiction movie, but Japanese inventors have built an ultra-thin nanomesh device that could revolutionise how healthcare professionals treat their patients. University of Tokyo Professor Takao Someya created the wearable device which sits on the hand of users, and ...
Cappadocia Holiness Church hosted an education-focused service Sunday, Feb. 18, inviting Alamance County students to portray famous black American inventors like C.J. Walker, the first self-made female millionaire thanks to a line of hugely successful hair and beauty products, and Dr. Shirley Jackson, ...
A team of student entrepreneurs and inventors from the University of Alberta hope to conjure clean drinking water out of thin air. It's just a prototype for now, but Edmonton's Rutu Mehta believes the 'Aqua Caelum' system has the potential to provide millions of people around the world with access to clean ...
America has long been the land of innovation. More than 13,000 years ago, the Clovis people created what many call the “first American invention” — a stone tool used primarily to hunt large game. This spirit of American creativity has persisted through the millennia, through the first American patent ...
Days removed from the country's latest mass school shooting in which 17 people were murdered and 14 more wounded by an assailant wielding a semi-automatic assault rifle in Parkland, Fla., preventative and protective measures against such tragic events are again in the spotlight. Some inventors from ...


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