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Wednesday, July 08, 2020 - 00:00

When NASA's newest rover heads to the Red Planet at the end of the month, it will carry with it a tribute to the world's medical professionals fighting COVID-19. 

Monday, June 22, 2020 - 00:00

The son of fugitive slaves and the only African American member of the prestigious Edison Pioneers, inventor Lewis Latimer made indispensable contributions to the field of electric light. 

Saturday, June 20, 2020 - 00:00

After a century of innovation, millions of drones now take to the air and warfare is changed forever.

Friday, June 19, 2020 - 00:00

The Microsoft co-founder's ability to think creatively and solve difficult problems was important for a lot of the company's early success.

Wednesday, May 13, 2020 - 00:00
Monday, May 11, 2020 - 00:00

Initially meant for interior decoration, the plastic packaging material found a lasting use with the advent of consumer electronics

Tuesday, April 21, 2020 - 00:00

Invention is not just genius or inspiration. It’s a process that can be analyzed, using historical cases to understand how inventors work.

Thursday, January 16, 2020 - 00:00

These successful women in their 20s and 30s are reshaping the world with an innovative smart phone app, water purification breakthroughs, medical patents, and more.

Monday, December 30, 2019 - 00:00

Unhappy with confining corsets in the Edwardian era, an enterprising young woman filed the first patent for a modern bra. 

Monday, December 30, 2019 - 00:00

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