1 hr ago | SiliconValley.com
When I first heard about Dorrian Porter's plan to raise $123,000 to honor inventor Nikola Tesla by erecting a statue of him in Silicon Valley, I had one thought: That's kind of kooky.
5 hrs ago | South China Morning Post
The invention of the telephone is wrongly attributed to a Scot when in fact it was a little-known Italian, Antonio Meucci This month, newspapers around the world including the South China Morning Post reported that a wax-covered cardboard disc with the voice of Alexander Graham Bell engraved on it had been recovered in the Smithsonian collections ... (more)
No, this isn't from an upcoming Spider-Man movie, but rather a homemade Doctor Octopus costume that comes complete with working mechanical tentacles.
PHOTO COURTESY OF DISNEY Audrey Harris, sixth from left, with the other 11 finalists in the A'Iron Man 3A' Inventor and Innovator Fair; Robert Downey Jr., the star of the movie; and their hosts.
Samsung's PN64F8500 plasma and Panasonic's ZT60 plasma scored the top honors at the 9th annual Flat Panel Shootout Evaluation conducted by integrator Value Electronics in Scarsdale, N.Y. The final results based on the votes of the attendees and a panel of experts, including Dr.
Bernanke told a college graduating class Saturday that the long-range practical consequences of innovations such as faster computers and the Internet are hard to predict.
Today is Wednesday, May 15. Here are five things to know today in Peabody. Sugar or a substitute? Peabody resident Llana Jacobs, a sixth-grader at Cohen Hillel Academy in Marblehead, recently won first place in her grade for her months of work comparing sugar versus sugar substitutes.
Dr. William Bargar, inventor of Robodoc, a precision surgical system for joint replacement, is the winner of the SARTA MedStart 2013 Claire Pomeroy Award for Innovation in Medical Technology.
Sufferers of severe eczema could one day find writing easier, thanks to an invention dreamt up by a Caterham student.
Wilhelm Josef Sinsteden . He invented the lead-acid battery and published his findings in 1854.
Valentin Boanta, sitting in his jail cell, proudly explains the device he has invented which, he says, could make the world's ATMs impregnable even to tech-savvy criminals like himself.
Inmate sues Taco Bell: Just over a year ago, Taco Bell created the widely popular Doritos Locos Tacos , which have shells made out of Doritos Chips.
The Supreme Court ruled on May 13 that an Indiana farmer violated Monsanto 's intellectual property rights when he planted a second generation of the agribusiness giant's patented soybean seeds without paying the company a fee.
A team of UC Riverside engineering students earned recognition recently for creating a device that can be attached to lawn mowers to greatly reduce air pollution.
Scientists have used caffeine to achieve a stem cell breakthrough that many researchers thought impossible but which could lead to new therapies for many crippling diseases.
The 'Radball', developed at the National Nuclear Laboratory's site at Salwick, near Preston, will be used to pinpoint contamination hot spots at the scene of the disaster following a tsunami strike in 2011.