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SoHo Teen Wins Award From City For Invention to Help Deaf People

Daniil Frants, right, won an award for an invention that helps deaf people follow conversations. His classmate Ilan Pesselev, left, helped with some of the later stages of the project. View Full Caption SOHO — A rising high school junior from SoHo won an …
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The chair to help children with autism: Invention mimics a hug and helps soothe agitated youngsters with the condition

A chair designed to mimic the sensation of a hug has been created for children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). The chair, called the ‘Sensory Lounger’ is made from a long armchair with two airbags which are constantly pumped up, in order to …
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Invention of the Week? Medi-Pod Could Help Save Lives in War Zones

Transporting blood and organs is normally done with the aid of ambulances, motorbikes, or even helicopters. But could it all be done more quickly and efficiently while delivering them over battlefields or into areas where natural disasters occurred?
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MIT invention makes ocean water drinkable with a little help from the sun

From plants to people, every living thing on this planet needs water. But getting enough to survive, and survive comfortably, that can be a little tricky. Just look at the furor around California’s new water restrictions. If a state as wealthy as …
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