by Myra Per-Lee
The National Inventors Hall of Fame Foundation announced the 2008 finalists of the Collegiate Inventors Competition. Sponsored by the Abbott Fund and the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), the competiton winners were undergraduate and graduate students whose inventions were found to meet pressing needs in our society.
by George Delozier
763.053 mph-The current land speed record that was set by Andy Green in October of 1997. Before him, Richard Nobel held the title reaching a speed of 633mph. Now, the two men have decided to team up in an attempt to shatter the current record and forever put themselves in the history books.
by Beth Graddon-Hodgson
In Good Company, located in New York’s Manhattan, is attempting to take the shared workplace to a new level by offering space solely to female entrepreneurs. Cubes & Crayons, in Silicon Valley, provides childcare for parents who share their office.
Researchers at the John Innes Centre in Norwich have created a genetically modified purple tomato that could be used to help fight cancer.
Remember those movies that show devices used to erase the mind? Well, now researchers may be one step closer to that process. Scientists have now been able to remove certain memories from mice.
A new study shows that drinking three cups of coffee a day may shrink a woman’s breasts.
by Diana Eid
Trying to hide from the neighbors? Well you definitely wouldn’t want to live in the cellophane house.
by Dustin Brady
Your Bubble Wrap could be worth thousands. There's only one catch - you can't pop it.
People say that men don’t often think with the head on their shoulders. Well, those people may be right as a new study shows that smarter men have healthier sperm.
To coincide with National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Avie Products has launched a new electronic waterproof device named “Cue” that mainly functions as a breast self-exam reminder.
British scientists are working on a breath test that may detect early signs of cancer and other serious illnesses.
The Donna Glove is a new tool that can be used to detect lumps in the breast.
A new comet has been discovered at the University of Calgary’s Rothney Astrophysical Observatory.
Debating on whether or not to have that last drink for the night? A new study has found that the more alcohol you consume, the more your brain shrinks.
A new study suggests that taking an aspirin a day may lower the risk of breast cancer in women.
by Ron Callari
No I'm not talking about a boring trip to the Aquarium or an episode of the Sopranos. No what I am referring to ... is literally "sleeping with the fishes".
by Myra Per-Lee
The 2008 Nobel Prize for Chemistry was awarded today to three biochemists for the discovery and development of the green fluorescent protein, GFP, originating in the Aequorea victoria jellyfish. The three scientists - Osamu Shimomura, Martin Chalfie, and Roger Y. Tsien - contributed greatly to the study of cell biology, by identifying and marking proteins that contribute to illness and disease.
Researchers at Duke University have found that reading the right type of books may help overweight adolescents lose weight.
by Pria Ingrum
Teachstreet allows you to learn or teach skills through an internet platform connecting learners and instructors. You can easily create a profile for free, sign up for a class or teach one from any areas of interest or expertise.
It's taken a few years from design to realization, but the Museum of Arts And Design (MAD) will finally re-open in its new dazzling diggs on September 27, 2008. Its new address: 2 Columbus Circle, right at the southwest corner of Central Park, and right at the heart of New York City's world stage for theatre, ballet, orchestra, opera, and now arts and design.