Three PhD students from Stanford University's chemical engineering program took $200,000 back to their new California business yesterday, after winning MIT's Clean Energy Prize. C3Nano, a spin-off of Stanford's chemical engineering department, was started to commercialize their invention, and it could use the prize money to get things going!
Researchers at the University of California, led by Professor Michael Sailor, have been looking for ways to give the ubiquitous cellphone a greater level of usefulness and make it less of a pricey way to seem cooler than you actually are. Enter the Smellphone.
If you want real personal company with you, even at night, the Fitbit Tracker will be there! It hangs out with you during the day to monitor your activities and watches over you at night to track your sleep. And the volume of health information it can provide you is greater than any live personal trainer could give you... even if he or she did stay overnight.