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lemelson-mit invention index

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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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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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Here comes the robo-wedgie

A student at MIT has invented a motorized pulley that will let paramedics and firefighters zip up the side of buildings like Spider-Man.

By February 14, 2007

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New and Noteworthy: AppleCare opinions mixed; Cell phone most hated, needed innovation; Apple plays war games

New and Noteworthy: AppleCare opinions mixed; Cell phone most hated, needed innovation; Apple plays war games

By January 22, 2004

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Would you like a patent search with your recruiting tool?

TalentBin has added the U.S. Patent Office's database to its tool for matching employers with job prospects. Don't be frightened.

By August 31, 2012

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Prepara's cookbook holder solves kitchen dilemma

Prepara Chef's Center holds your cookbook for you.

By September 30, 2009

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'Thinking cap' makes you better at art, math

Extensive research into brain-stimulating headgear has academic saying it makes you better at art, math--though why is unclear.

By February 10, 2011

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Your brain on the internet

Is the internet really destroying our brains? Neuro-ethicist Neil Levy doesn't believe so.

By August 7, 2012

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Frugality rules among Cleantech Open finalists

Winning proposals in this year's green tech start-up funding competition offered low-cost options for consumers.

By October 22, 2009