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Industry-sponsored academic research leads to innovative patents and licenses, and may not skew science towards inventions that are less accessible and less useful to others, according to a new analysis.
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4 hrs ago | UConn Advance
The University has adopted a wide-ranging new academic vision to shape its efforts in the coming decade to become a national leader in breakthrough research, innovative undergraduate and graduate education, service, and public engagement.
A new solar material that has the same crystal structure as a mineral first found in the Ural Mountains in 1839 is shooting up the efficiency charts faster than almost anything researchers have seen before-and it is generating optimism that a less expensive way of using sunlight to generate electricity may be in our planet's future.
Nobody needs a bacon bowl. We've managed to survive as a species for thousands of years consuming bacon in its much more pedestrian form: as strips.
Two Stanford scientists have worked together to create tools for observing nerves in living animals that signal between themselves in real time.
Thomas Larson's first product is a lens with 15 times magnification, which could be used by coin and stamp collectors, for example.
Nathan Myhrvold was always interested in a variety of things as a kid, and now - after a lucrative career with Microsoft - that's led him to pioneer new approaches to cooking, dinosaur research and bio-terror Nathan Myhrvold, CEO and Co-Founder of Intellectual Ventures and also Microsoft's first chief technology officer, is on a mission to keep ... (more)
I don't know if this is some new trend or just what a select bunch of bored Polish kids do to pass the time.
I know this identifies me as a solid middle-aged suburban guy, but when I saw this story on Philly.com about two guys who are trying to patent their invention of a lawn mower that edges and weed whacks, too, I got really excited.
I have just written the world's worst science research paper: More than incompetent, it's a mess of plagiarism and meaningless garble.
We've all had a dream of inventing something and hitting it big. But how do you make it happen? Israeli inventor, Izhar Gafni, found a way to create a bicycle made entirely from cardboard and recycled materials that not only supports nearly 500 pounds, but is water and fire resistant too.
New inventions are the source of the exciting changes we see in technology, media, transportation, and pretty much every aspect of our lives.
Canadian Pizza chain Boston Pizza created this five-tier, cheese monster as part of its series 'pizza game changers' - other inventions include pizza cheese clippers Canadian pizza chain Boston Pizza has created this six-tier, cheese-laden, 5,000 calorie behemoth as part of its series 'pizza game changers'.
Bistromathics was Douglas Adams' term for the crazy difficulty of dividing up l'addition at a restaurant properly.
The 35,000 guests who watched President Franklin D. Roosevelt's opening day speech at the Court of Peace in New York City's Flushing Meadows on April 30, 1939, were dressed in overcoats.
That's the idea, although there is a lot of development work to do before luminescent solar collector windows go commercial.