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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.
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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.
A painting by Barnett Newman that Sotheby's described as an icon of Abstract Expressionism sold Tuesday in New York for a record $43.84 million at an auction peppered with stunningly expensive works.
Mario Cardullo, who is graduating from George Mason University with a PhD, brought to his studies a unique and varied background that included inventor, teacher and cooking show host.
Sir Ray Avery's Vigil Monitoring - which is developing a wristband that constantly monitors a patient's vitals and uploads the information to the internet - has received funding from Callaghan Innovation to help get the invention to market.
Sandwiches are a staple in my house. On a busy weeknight, sandwiches are quick to assemble, filling and even healthy.
The Plankinton, S.D., teen has designed a working prototype for an in-vehicle system he calls "HardHit," which can help detect whether someone may have suffered a concussion during a car accident.