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Now & Ben: The Modern Inventions of Benjamin Franklin

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The inventions and inspiration of Benjamin Franklin and how they've stood the test of timeWhat would you do if you lived in a community without a library, hospital, post office, or fire department? If you were Benjamin Franklin, you'd set up these organizations yourself. Franklin also designed the lightning rod, suggested the idea of daylight savings time, and invented bifocals-all inspired by his common sense and intelligence. In this informative book, Gene Barretta brings Benjamin Franklin's g

‘1001’ Inventions exhibit comes to Michigan Science Center – WDIV Detroit


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'1001' Inventions exhibit comes to Michigan Science Center
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The exhibit shows the Golden Age period of civilization that stretched from Spain to China, beginning in the seventh century. It highlights the scientific and cultural achievements of men and women from various backgrounds and faiths. Simon Mused

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UM tech transfer office sets record with 444 inventions – Crain’s Detroit Business

UM tech transfer office sets record with 444 inventions
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Researchers topped last year's 428 inventions to continue its streak of five straight years of more than 400 inventions, a UM news release said. The UM Technology Transfer Office tallied 172 U.S. patents this year, up from 135 last year, and signed 173 …

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Seattle drone and robot startup WiBotic shows off latest inventions (Video) – Puget Sound Business Journal (Seattle)

Seattle drone and robot startup WiBotic shows off latest inventions (Video)
Puget Sound Business Journal (Seattle)
Seattle-based WiBotic has launched its latest generation of wireless charging equipment for drones and robots. WiBotic unveiled a smaller, lighter version of its onboard charger for drones and compact robots, shedding weight so automatons can travel …

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Inventions We Love: Smart lighting, a smart ball and a DIY pancreas … – GeekWire


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Inventions We Love: Smart lighting, a smart ball and a DIY pancreas …
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You can never have too many inventions worth loving. And in Seattle's bustling tech scene, startups continue to wow us with their geeky gadgets. On Tuesday…

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Inventions We Love: Pillsy, JikoPower and SafKan pitch geeky gadgets to voters at GeekWire Summit – GeekWire


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Inventions We Love: Pillsy, JikoPower and SafKan pitch geeky gadgets to voters at GeekWire Summit
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There's a lot to love about technology in 2017, including one of our favorite segments of the GeekWire Summit: Inventions We Love. This year we split the crop of contending products into two presentations and baked a live vote into the Summit app so

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