5 Ingenious Inventions to Help Animals Survive Man-made Eco Harm – Big Think

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Feb 192017
 

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5 Ingenious Inventions to Help Animals Survive Man-made Eco Harm
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Scientists have been stealing ideas from animals for years. The Shinkansen Bullet Train in Japan for example, was super-fast — 200 mph. But it was also super-noisy until chief engineer and bird-watcher Eiji Nakatsu got the idea that the beak that

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Camp Invention inspires students to think out of the box

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Jun 112016
 

ST. JOHN — Have an idea for an invention? Build it before these kids do. It’s Camp Invention 2016, and the youngsters at Lake Central School Corp. have been involved in the program for five years. This year, students are creating their own island, video …
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Girls Think of Everything: Stories of Ingenious Inventions by Women

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May 072016
 
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In kitchens and living rooms, in garages and labs and basements, even in converted chicken coops, women and girls have invented ingenious innovations that have made our lives simpler and better. Their creations are some of the most enduring (the windshield wiper) and best loved (the chocolate chip cookie). What inspired these women, and just how did they turn their ideas into realities? Features women inventors Ruth Wakefield, Mary Anderson, Stephanie Kwolek, Bette Nesmith Graham, Patsy O. Sherm