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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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City employs secret invention to foil theft from Vancouver’s ‘dumb’ parking meters

Vancouver’s coin-stuffed parking meters are under siege from vandals, but a city staffer has come up with an idea to thwart rising theft. The city parking meter technician invented a secret weapon he hopes will foil vandals who are making off with …
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This invention keeps your socks from getting lost in the laundry — so you’ll always have a matching pair

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The man who created the world wide web wants to regulate the tech giants making billions from his invention

The creator of the world wide web, Sir Tim Berners-Lee, said that “a legal or regulatory framework” may be needed for technology companies. One example that Sir Tim gave was a law giving people more control of their social media data. Sir Tim joins other …
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From invention to re-invention: can Bengaluru become the ‘Super Silicon Valley’ of the world?

The combination of startups, IT services firms, R&D, and Global In-house Centres in Bengaluru can propel it beyond Silicon Valley, according to an industry panel at the Times LitFest. The recent Times LitFest 2018 in Bengaluru covered a diverse range of …
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