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Could Alabama invention revolutionize football training and limit head injuries?

Mountain Brook resident Ken Thompson – an attorney and avowed football fan – saw increased awareness connecting concussions, CTE and head injuries to football. And he couldn’t shake an enduring memory …
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Invention and reinvention: How ‘gamification’ could revolutionise creative thinking in the workplace

Coming up with a good creative idea is hard. We do not fully understand how this process works, but there are certain techniques that have proved successful in fostering creativity, such as …
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A Simple Invention Could Change How Fast Disease Is Detected

In the rural parts of Uganda, lab technicians spend hours each day on thankless and seemingly unceasing work. The most common tests they run are for malaria. A technician smears a blood sample on a …
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The Dark Mystery of ‘Starlite’: A Hairdresser Said His Invention Could Withstand Nukes. Then It Disappeared

Maurice Ward was a British hairdresser who invented a material called “Starlite” that he said could withstand fire and even nuclear blasts. It drew the attention of Boeing, NASA, and the British …
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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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These BK Students’ Robot Arm Invention Could Help Diffuse Bombs

Students present their inventions at the Mechatronics Competition at the Brooklyn Navy Yard. (Radhika Chalasani) Students present their inventions at the Mechatronics Competition at the Brooklyn …
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