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UCLA launches effort to bolster inventions and revenues – Los Angeles Times

UCLA launches effort to bolster inventions and revenues
Los Angeles Times
UCLA on Wednesday launched a new, not-for-profit affiliate and advisory board that will seek to increase the number of patents stemming from faculty research, then get the inventions and discoveries into the commercial realm faster. Westwood Technology …

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Russell Johnson: ‘Gilligan’s Island’ Professor’s best inventions – Los Angeles Times


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Russell Johnson: 'Gilligan's Island' Professor's best inventions
Los Angeles Times
But setting aside the inability for some to just accept the show's basic premise, let's look at what magnificent inventions the Professor was able to create during the show's three seasons. With the aid of the Russell Johnson fan site, here's are some
A Tribute to the Professor: GIF Guide to His Greatest 'Gilligan's Island Yahoo TV (blog)
RIP The Professor Of Gilligan's Island And His Jetpack FuelGizmodo Australia
Back ThereSchenectady Gazette (blog)

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Eugene Polley dies at 96; inventor of wireless TV remote control – Los Angeles Times


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Eugene Polley dies at 96; inventor of wireless TV remote control
Los Angeles Times
Polley felt he did not receive proper credit for his invention. Eugene Polley holds his Flash-Matic television remote control. “This is the greatest thing since the wheel,” he told the Chicago Tribune in 2007. (Antonio Perez, Chicago Tribune / January
Eugene Polley, inventor of TV remote, dies at 96Cincinnati.com
Inventor Of The TV Remote DiesKJCT8.com

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Graham Bell phone instructions (to his parents) go for $92,000 – Los Angeles Times

Bell wrote a seven-page letter in 1878 attempting to explain to his parents precisely how to use his new invention. That letter sold for more than $ 92,000 in a New Hampshire auction this week. The instructions, complete with elaborate drawings …
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