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.
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.
After a century of innovation, millions of drones now take to the air and warfare is changed forever.
The Microsoft co-founder's ability to think creatively and solve difficult problems was important for a lot of the company's early success.
Initially meant for interior decoration, the plastic packaging material found a lasting use with the advent of consumer electronics
Invention is not just genius or inspiration. It’s a process that can be analyzed, using historical cases to understand how inventors work.
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.
Unhappy with confining corsets in the Edwardian era, an enterprising young woman filed the first patent for a modern bra.