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Here are 10 inventions that Florida can take credit for

Here are 10 noteworthy inventions that came straight out of the Sunshine State. Well, this one almost seems obvious. Florida sees its fair share of rain, but the sun can make a northerner melt on a …
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At PillPack, a lot of credit goes to the father of invention

The PillPack story fits the classic startup stereotype: young founders (one with a scraggly beard!), industrial chic office space in Somerville, and the drive to disrupt a dusty business: the neighbor…
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This credit card-sized invention might help India battle its heart disease epidemic

In 2012, Neha Rastogi’s father-in-law started experiencing intermittent chest pains. Doctors detected blockages in three of his arteries; he had been on the brink of a heart attack. Rastogi’s in-law was put on medications to unclog his blood vessels, but …
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An invention might soon prevent credit card skimming at Lowcountry gas stations

Paying at the pump can be a risky proposition, with credit card skimmers designed to steal credit and debit card information. Now, according to WTOC, one man is fighting back. Chris Gilpin invented Gas Pump Sentry, which is designed to prevent the use of …
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Ladies Last: 8 Inventions by Women That Dudes Got Credit For – Mother Jones


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Ladies Last: 8 Inventions by Women That Dudes Got Credit For
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When she was barely 20, she started collaborating with the inventor Charles Babbage at the University of London on his "Analytical Engine," an early model of a computer. In 1843, she added extensive notes of her own to a paper on Babbage's machine, 

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