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22 min ago | Charleston City Paper

Q&A: Meet the world's first food porn star Larry Caldwell

The scene opens to the familiar sounds of a sax spouting soft '70s jazz. Our hero Larry Caldwell appears.

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Wed Apr 23, 2014

WFMZ

Local innovation could change how concussions are diagnosed

The concussion is one of the most common and most dangerous of sports injuries. Confirming someone has one usually means a trip to the hospital, but that could soon change.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Nursing, Science / Technology

The Age

UNSW scientist joins elite group

UNSW's Michelle Simmons has become one of just ten Australians to join the prestigious American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

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Related Topix: Australia, Oceania, World News, Computers

The Jersey Journal

Rubik's Cube inventor previews newest LSC exhibit

Erno Rubik, right, the inventor of Rubik's Cube, talks with speedcuber Anthony Brooks on Wednesday, April 23, 2014, at Liberty Science Center's newest exhibit, "Beyond Rubik's Cube," opening on Saturday.

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The Jersey Journal

Rubik's Cube inventor previews newest LSC exhibit

Erno Rubik, right, inventor of Rubik's Cube, tours the new exhibit at Liberty Science Center in Jersey City, "Beyond Rubik's Cube," with Director of Design and New Media and exhibit design lead, Anne Neumann, on Wednesday, April 23, 2014.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Jersey City, NJ

Food Industry

Can industry-backed academic inventions spur increased innovation?

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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Related Topix: Science / Technology, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA

UConn Advance

UConn Adopts Bold Academic Vision

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.

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Related Topix: University of Connecticut

NewsFactor

Samsung: $2.2B Excessive for Apple Patents

If Samsung hadn't copied Apple's patents, its phones would not have been successful.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, iPhone

Tue Apr 22, 2014

RedOrbit

NREL Researchers Unlocking Secrets Of New Solar...

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.

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Related Topix: Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Alternative Energy, Energy

Time

The Perfect Bacon Bowl Is Totally the Next Snuggie

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.

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Related Topix: Alternative, Science / Technology

Bioscience Technology

Brain Activity Observed in Real Time

Two Stanford scientists have worked together to create tools for observing nerves in living animals that signal between themselves in real time.

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Bellingham Herald

Olympia invention turns cellphone into microscope

Thomas Larson's first product is a lens with 15 times magnification, which could be used by coin and stamp collectors, for example.

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Related Topix: Olympia, WA, Science / Technology, University of Washington

USA Today

Change Agents: Myhrvold's many missions

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)

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Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, Intellectual Ventures, Science / Technology, Medicine, Malaria, Health, Bill Gates

Kotaku

The Trash Cannon Is Mankind's Greatest, Most Dangerous Invention

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.

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Entrepreneur Magazine

Procrastinators: How to Fight Your Genes and Get Stuff Done Now

Pretty good advice, especially considering it comes from a guy who was an absolute whiz at productivity .

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, University of Colorado Boulder

Mon Apr 21, 2014

WKXW-FM Trenton

A New Invention Mows, Trims, And Edges

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.

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Canada.com

Blinded by scientific gobbledygook

I have just written the world's worst science research paper: More than incompetent, it's a mess of plagiarism and meaningless garble.

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Related Topix: Geology, Science, Science / Technology

Examiner.com

Interesting inventions that we need now in heath

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.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Energy

Killer Innovations

Are inventions at risk to cyber attacks?

New inventions are the source of the exciting changes we see in technology, media, transportation, and pretty much every aspect of our lives.

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Mirror.co.uk

Pizza cake takes fast food dining to new levels with 6 tiers and 5,000 calories

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'.

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