Companies work to bridge an invention gap

Will the next great innovations come from women? There’s currently a gender gap among inventors so great that a Harvard study predicted it will take 118 years to reach parity. But several large …
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I want to focus on both innovation and invention: Intel’s Nivruti Rai

Everything about entrepreneurship, the good, bad and the ugly of it, fascinates me. I take a keen interest on startups and venture capital firms and have written extensively on fundraises, M&As and …
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Waikato invention could prevent skin injury in premature babies

Premature babies are covered in the most fragile and underdeveloped skin. Even with the greatest care, skin injuries are common. Premature babies, born at 30 weeks or under, have such fragile skin …
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Man’s Invention Can Detect Moisture Conditions Right for Mold

A man hoping to protect his castle from the invasion of sneaky, silent fungus has invented a sensor that stands guard and alerts your phone when conditions are right for an attack. Mold is one of …
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How to Protect Humanity From the Inadvertent Invention That Kills Us All

Nick Bostrom is concerned if that humans keep putting their hand into the cookie jar of technology, one day we won’t like what we pull out. The founder of the University of Oxford’s Future of Humanity …
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Women of invention: How Rochester faculty find success as patent-holders

They create novel devices that enable real-time biopsies, light the way for robotic surgery, and help independent-minded teens manage their asthma. They develop new technologies to target the delivery …
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