Keeping a Good Invention Notebook Still Makes Good Sense

Every invention starts out with an idea, but you cannot patent something that is merely an idea. In order to obtain a patent, the idea must mature into an invention. Think of it as crossing over the i…
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What’s good? Fort Mill students awarded invention grant

Fort Mill High School hosted its annual “Pink Out” event on Oct. 19 during halftime of the football game against Northwestern High School. The event honors people fighting or lost to cancers of all ty…
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An invention that took 80 years to seem like a good idea in China: the tampon

Simon Lai has no personal need for tampons. But this year, the resident of southern China’s Guangdong province expects to buy more than half a million dollars worth of the feminine hygiene products in Los Angeles, ship them across the Pacific, and sell …
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Good news in R&D: 20% rise in Israeli patents last year

Their task is to raise funds, market and develop the accumulated know-how in the institution, protect the invention via patent registration and turn the invention into a commercial product. Last year, there were 493 new requests for registration of patents …
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Brilliant Invention Could Kill Bulky Phone Chargers For Good

If there’s more than one device in your life, you probably understand the frustration of big, blocky chargers lying all over the place, clogging up your outlets and looking nothing like an organic part of your home. Chargers are a pain, basically.
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Opinion: Why More Inventions Don’t Win Nobel Prizes, and Why That’s a Good … – National Geographic

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Opinion: Why More Inventions Don't Win Nobel Prizes, and Why That's a Good
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When Alfred Nobel wrote a will leaving his fortune to underwrite annual prizes for intellectual achievement, he specified that one be given "to the person who shall have made the most important discovery or invention within the field of physics." To
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