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The Invention of News: How the World Came to Know About Itself

The extraordinary history of news and its dissemination, from medieval pilgrim tales to the birth of the newspaper

Long before the invention of printing, let alone the availability of a daily newspaper, people desired to be informed. In the pre-industrial era news was gathered and shared through conversation and gossip, civic ceremony, celebration, sermons, and proclamations. The age of print brought pamphlets, edicts, ballads, journals, and the first news-sheets, expanding the news comm

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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UA posts invention statistics – Northwest Arkansas News

UA posts invention statistics
Northwest Arkansas News
“Although the number of invention disclosures for fiscal year 2014 decreased from the previous year, researchers at the University of Arkansas were able to create ground-breaking innovation with fewer available grant dollars,” said Susie Engle, …

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Wally finds not all inventions are fantastic – Belleville News Democrat

Wally finds not all inventions are fantastic
Belleville News Democrat
The dry land swimming apparatus invented by Prof. Christian L. Ebsen Sr. was not one of those. Prof. Ebsen, as he was referred to frequently in newspapers, was well-known in the city as a physical culture instructor and as the owner of Ebsen's

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