'The Invention of Air' by Steven Johnson – Los Angeles Times

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Dec 292008
 

'The Invention of Air' by Steven Johnson
Los Angeles Times, CA – Dec 25, 2008
By MG Lord Although it centers on the life of Joseph Priestley, the 18th century English chemist and clergyman, Steven Johnson's "The Invention of Air: A

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£1.5m for transplant invention – The Oxford Times

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Dec 172008
 

£1.5m for transplant invention
The Oxford Times, UK – 13 hours ago
OXFORD University spin-out company OrganOx has raised £1.5m from investors to develop a device for sustaining transplant organs outside the body.

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Invention: Slimline radioactive battery – New Scientist (subscription)

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Dec 172008
 

Invention: Slimline radioactive battery
New Scientist (subscription), UK – 13 hours ago
Engineers have long hoped to exploit radioactive decay to generate electricity. One way to do this is to use a radioactive isotope, such as a variant of

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