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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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Capturing history: a look at tech inventions during WWI (pictures)

Getty Images digitizes tens of thousands of images from the Great War, which show everything from aircraft locked in aerial combat to the first torpedo launches.

15 Images By July 26, 2014

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MIT invention promises more immersive TV viewing

Infinity-by-Nine system from MIT Media Lab may take the concept of multiscreen gaming to a whole new level.

By June 27, 2012

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Chrome extension All Seeing Eye indexes all text in your Web history

In addition to the hugely helpful step of indexing all of the text of every page you visit in Chrome, All Seeing Eye captures a screenshot of each page you visit for a quick visual search of your Web history.

By June 17, 2014

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MIT's super-speedy robot fish makes flashy escape

Researchers have created a "soft" robofish powered by carbon dioxide that can swim around on its own and execute a critical escape maneuver just as fast as a real fish.

By March 13, 2014

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Index Ventures raises $550M to fund early stage startups

Venture capital firm will use new fund to focus on the mobile-consumer, enterprise, networks, and financial-services sectors.

By June 10, 2014

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Who 'invented' the sound bar speaker?

Back in the day, budget-priced 5.1-channel home theater-in-a-box systems ruled, but that was before sound bars totally obliterated that product category.

By January 3, 2014

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Inventing the future of digital media at MIT (photos)

The famed MIT Media Lab is a hotbed of ideas on how life is becoming more and more digital and how people will interact with their digitized surroundings in new ways.

14 Images By April 27, 2012

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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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Honda 'invents' phone case with built-in airbag, klutzes rejoice

Honda has a revolutionary new phone case that will finally be able to save your poor mobile from your disastrous lack of coordination.

By December 5, 2013