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Maine Med patient proves necessity is mother of invention

Bob Hussey was recovering from a surgery in 2018 that required him to use an ostomy bag when he became frustrated that the bag didn’t fit properly over the incision. No problem for Hussey, a …
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Necessity Is The Mother Of Invention: MiY

Earlier this year, I started writing about the medical industry and how the US healthcare system cries out for change, more here. Alyssa Yun, a 22-year-old engineer and founder of MiY reached out to …
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HIGH PROFILE: Necessity inspires invention for Mark Doderer, co-chairman of Children’s Hospital Miracle Ball

When Mark Doderer’s daughter asked him to help her gain independence, he was skeptical. Then he got creative. Katie Doderer, now a junior at Washington University in St. Louis, has congenital central …
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Microproduct: Necessity is Mother of Invention

This post was contributed by a community member. ATLANTA — In some of the largest Southeastern markets, including Atlanta, exploding development, labor and material costs are pushing new home …
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This Week in the Future of Cars: The One About Necessity and the Mother of Invention

Bad problems can beget good stuff. In Virginia last week, residents and local news crews freaked out when a new dynamic tolling system meant to reduce congestion started charging $ 40 for a nine-mile ride. Sure that’s crazy, but give it a sec …
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For Entrepreneurs, Necessity Really Is The Mother Of Invention

In 1899, a Norwegian inventor with a degree in electronics, science and mathematics invented the paperclip. It was rectangular-shaped, rather than the oblong shape we are more accustomed to, but it changed the way we bind papers together forever.
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