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As Facebook loses 50 million users’ data, this $10,000 Australian invention could be a key to global data security

Nearly 50 million Facebooks accounts were hacked on Friday. In 2014, up to 100 million JPMorgan customers had their private data compromised. In 2017, it was three billion Yahoo customers. And in Aust…
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HealthWatch: New Invention Could Prevent Vision Loss For Diabetics

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — 30 million Americans have diabetes. Many of them face a devastating complication — diabetic retinopathy, doctor talk for damage to the light-sensitive retina in the back of the …
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Haverhill girl wins invention award for device that could save whales

HAVERHILL — She won a regional competition this spring with an invention intended to help prevent the beaching of whales and other marine mammals. Now, 15-year-old Veronica Lewis of Haverhill has rece…
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Local girl wins invention award for device that could save whales

HAVERHILL — She won a regional competition this spring with an invention intended to help prevent the beaching of whales and other marine mammals. Now, 15-year-old Veronica Lewis of Haverhill has rece…
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Could UMN professor’s invention clean PFCs from east metro water? He thinks so

Matt Simcik has invented a sponge that might be able to clean up one of the state’s worst water-pollution problems, the PFCs in Washington County groundwater. His technique involves putting absorbent material underground. “This stuff is sticky.
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This is ‘nanowood,’ an invention that could reduce humanity’s carbon footprint

Scientists have designed a heat-insulating material made from wood that is both light and strong and made entirely from tiny, stripped-down wood fibers. The so-called nanowood, described in the journal Science Advances, could one day be used to make more …
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