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Biochemist wins $500,000 Lemelson-MIT Prize

Breakthroughs leading to sophisticated cancer, tuberculosis, and arthritis drugs, as well as cell imaging nanotechnology, get recognition.

By June 1, 2010

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Rainmaker wins $100,000 Lemelson-MIT award

Nonprofit venture capitalist BP Agrawal wins humanitarian award for rain-harvesting system, health kiosks.

By April 28, 2010

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Lemelson-MIT prize goes to man of many talents

Award winner Erez Lieberman-Aiden has developed breakthroughs in such areas as genetics, sensor technology, applied mathematics, and even evolutionary linguistics.

By March 3, 2010

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Synthetic bacteria-fighting organisms win Lemelson-MIT prize

Bacteriophages aren't as popular as antibiotics--but that could change, thanks to researchers.

By February 27, 2008

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Edison tops Jobs as world's greatest innovator

The inventor of the light bulb and phonograph was named the greatest innovator of all time among 52 percent of the young people polled, surpassing the late Apple leader at 24 percent.

By January 26, 2012

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CNET News Daily Podcast: TiVo embraces the Web

New HD Series4 product integrates with online content now.

By March 3, 2010

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MIT Media Lab Complex ready to illuminate

Architect Fumihiko Maki creates literal think tanks in the form of glass-encased labs for MIT's most famous interdisciplinary program.

By March 5, 2010

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Inventor of inexpensive water pump wins Lemelson award

African farmers are pulling water out of the ground with a tool called the SuperMoneyMaker, which won its inventor $100,000 for sustainability.

By April 23, 2008

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Meet the high school gadget inventors

A robotic coconut-tree climber, a Web 2.0 pancake maker and a human-powered irrigation pump are just a few of the projects entered in this year's Lemelson-MIT InvenTeams Program.

By October 9, 2007

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Photos: MIT science fair for overachieving teens

Twenty high-school teams show off inventions at Lemelson-MIT InvenTeams Odyssey. Each had received a problem-solving grant of up to $10,000.

By June 27, 2007