WonderCube is a versatile 8 in 1keychain accessory

WonderCube is a versatile keychain accessory that aims to provide emergency charging, storage, and much more. Charger+Memory+PhoneStand+EmergencyPower all in a one-inch cube. Simple cubic inch keychain gadget that instantly allows you to use up to 8 iPhone or Android essentials. The WonderCube packs a built-in Micro USB or Lightning cable for easy data transfers, easy backups or charging your phone on the go; a phone stand to help you keep an eye on your phone while working at your des...
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Innovative Modern Home Accesories

Musical Chair Wondering sometimes what you can do the job the old drives, they no longer listen to? The young designer Belen Ermosa found a solution. Although her idea is not the first of its kind, on its Cdchair is quite elegant andprobably comfortable performance. Just imagine – sit on it, closeyour eyes and drop your favorite music … House Rain Tonax is the latest innovative range of shower enclosures Ideal Standard. The collection features functionality and very usefulintro...
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One stop shop for ideation process (Idea to ‘go to market’)

ALTYOR: subcontracting & ODM/OEM solutions for start-ups, SME and majors. Fully integrated solution from design, to production, to distribution. ALTYOR has a deep understanding of market and technological trends and always imposes itself a high pressure on market intelligence and technical intelligence as well as business environement trends. Employing young talents aware of latest technologies, staying tunes with the market to be able to support customers in design thinking approach. ...
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Lawn watering robot

Get your lawns ready for summer with Growver! The lawn watering robot keeps your water bills low by navigating your garden precisely and not wasting any water.   Growver relies on water sensors to detect areas of your yard that are dry. It has fill, outline, and remote modes and can save you up to 50% on your water bill. Get Growver running in just minutes. Install the perimeter wire, connect a hose, and press run. Sensors detect moisture and ensure Growver won't over-water,...
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eHat that can display message, logo… from smartphone

'ZW-HLN' Smart Hat by Zero Wearables is a hat for the 21st century. Combining the worlds of fashion, social networking, and technology, the ZW-HLN Hat has a built in E Ink display so your hat can be customized to suit you Connecting to the app via Bluetooth, this stylish hat can be programmed to display your own logo or message whenever you want. With the app, you can create the design as well as schedule to showcase a variety. https://youtu.be/rfWcX2p0G0Q  
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Smart mattress cover, Luna adjusts your bed’s temperatures, tracks your sleep patterns, and connects to home devices.

Smart mattress cover, Luna adjusts your bed's temperatures, tracks your sleep patterns, and connects to home devices. Luna functions as heating pad. It’s dual-zone, meaning you can crank it up to 83 degrees Fahrenheit, while your bedmate stays 10 degrees cooler. But it’s not like a traditional heating pad, Bassi insists. Once the bed gets up to your preferred temperature —which it learns over time, like the smart thermostat Nest— the bed is basically self-sustaining at that temperature. “It’s...
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‘Mydlink’ is a smart alarm that listens to standard smoke alarm and relays it via smartphone

Mydlink® Smart Alarm Detector (DCH-S165) is a Wi-Fi based detector that monitors and identifies the sounds of standard UL-certified smoke or CO alarms. Expanding D-Link's award-winning Connected Home ecosystem, the Smart Alarm Detector plugs into an electrical outlet to create an integrated home safety1 solution, without the cost and hassle of installing new smoke or CO detectors. There are several different smart smoke detectors available in the market today, but if you’d rather not spend th...
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The Jellyfish Parasite

Genome sequencing confirms that myxozoans, a diverse group of microscopic parasites that infect invertebrate and vertebrate hosts, are actually “highly reduced” cnidarians, the phylum that includes jellyfish, corals and sea anemones. “This is a remarkable case of extreme degeneration of an animal body plan,” said Paulyn Cartwright, associate professor of ecology and evolutionary biology at KU and principal investigator on the research project. “First, we confirmed they’re cnidarians. Now we need...
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Mound near lunar South Pole formed by unique volcanic process.

Mafic Mound, a distinctive and enigmatic feature near the Moon’s South Pole, is a volcanic structure unlike any other found on the surface of the Earth’s only natural satellite, says a team of planetary geologists at Brown University. It stands about 2,600 feet tall and 47 miles across and lies in the middle of a giant impact crater known as the South Pole-Aitken Basin. “If the scenarios that we lay out for its formation are correct, it could represent a totally new volcanic process that’s ne...
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NASA space Habitation academic Innovation Challenge

With the forward progress of NASA’s new Space Launch System and emphasis on future deep space missions, the breadth of technology required to successfully complete such long duration flights is inadequate. The challenges that exist – from producing food on the journey to effectively recycling breathable air to utilizing every last resource available – create opportunities for groundbreaking innovation. The X-Hab Challenge seeks to provide university students with the opportunity to be on the ...
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MIT’s Cheetah Robot Leaps to New Heights

MIT has created a robot cheetah that is futuristic, innovative, and is pushing the boundaries in robotics. Technology is evolving at a rapid pace. Robotics and Artificial Intelligence (AI) is a particularly interesting field. Many important innovations and breakthroughs arguably are in this area. MIT researchers have created a robot cheetah which has the ability to jump over obstacles (almost like humans jump over hurdles for track and field). "I really wanted to... The cheetah uses a sy...
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Self-Balancing, Two-Wheel Car Invented

Lit Motors has cut their cars in half. Literally. Lit Motors has created a self-balancing, two-wheeled car that won one of Popular Science’s 2015 Invention Awards. “With fuel efficiency crucial to easing climate change, founder Daniel Kim believes that most commuters drive around in way too much auto—especially for daily activities like commuting and grocery shopping. Motorcycles make more sense for single-passenger trips, but they are more dangerous to operate than cars, expose riders to the...
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Legos Used to Create Most Affordable Braille Printer

Legos aren't just child's play. The world's most affordable Braille printer is made out of them and won one of 10 of Popular Science’s 2015 Invention Awards in the Category of Communication. Originally conceived by Shubham Banerjee at twelve years old, the printer was meant to be a cheaper alternative to Braille printers that costed over $1,800. The first prototype, called Braigo, was finished in February 2014 but was “limited to printing on narrow rolls of paper.” “In summer 2014, Banerje...
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NASA looking for public ideas for a Mars Colony

Mars has been the next frontier, and while we work on rockets that will get us to our red neighbor, scientists are thinking hard about how to build a sustainable colony on Mars. What would we need to bring to survive? That's the question NASA is asking the public through a new competition. \ NASA lists "shelter, food, water, breathable air, communication, exercise, social interactions and medicine" as potential topics areas to tackle. And since there’s only so much space and weight on the roc...
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Robot design challenge competition with $2 million prize

The DRC is a competition of robot systems and software teams vying to develop robots capable of assisting humans in responding to natural and man-made disasters. It was designed to be extremely difficult. Participating teams, representing some of the most advanced robotics research and development organizations in the world, are collaborating and innovating on a very short timeline to develop the hardware, software, sensors, and human-machine control interfaces that will enable their robots to c...
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Anti-alcohol pill

People who drink half a bottle of wine or more than three pints every night are being offered a life-saving pill to reduce the amount of alcohol they consume. Lundbeck a Danish company got a positive note from National Institute for Health and Care Excellence  for their alcoholism medicine Selincro. Alcohol dependence is a medical and behavioral disease, with a high risk of a chronic, relapsing and progressive course.1 Extensive research over the past 20 years has contributed to understand...
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Google Lunar XPRIZE (GLXP)- A $30 MILLION COMPETITION TO LAND A PRIVATELY FUNDED ROBOT ON THE MOON

Google Lunar XPRIZE (GLXP)- A $30 MILLION COMPETITION TO LAND A PRIVATELY FUNDED ROBOT ON THE MOON   The Google Lunar XPRIZE (GLXP) sometimes referred to as Moon 2.0  is an inducement prize space competition organized by the X Prize Foundation, and sponsored by Google. The challenge calls for privately-funded spaceflight teams to compete to successfully launch a robotic spacecraft that can land and travel across the surface of the Moon while sending back to Earth specified images and ...
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Electronic Aspirin

For people who suffer from migraines, cluster headaches, and other causes of chronic, excruciating head or facial pain, the "take two aspirins and call me in the morning" method is useless. Doctors have long associated the most severe, chronic forms of headache with the sphenopalatine ganglion (SPG), a facial nerve bundle, but haven't yet found a treatment that works on the SPG long-term. A technology under clinical investigation at Autonomic Technologies, Inc., (Redwood City, CA) is a patien...
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The 3D printer that can build a house in 24 hours

The 3D printer that can build a house in 24 hours The University of Southern California is testing a giant 3D printer that could be used to build a whole house in under 24 hours. Contour Crafting could slash the cost of home-owning, making it possible for millions of displaced people to get on the property ladder. It could even be used in disaster relief areas to build emergency and replacement housing. The Contour Crafting system is a robot that by automates age-old tools normally used...
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Isamu Akasaki, Hiroshi Amano, Shuji Nakamura win Physics NOBEL prize

This year’s Nobel Laureates are rewarded for having invented a new energy-efficient and environment-friendly light source – the blue light-emitting diode (LED). In the spirit of Alfred Nobel the Prize rewards an invention of greatest benefit to mankind; using blue LEDs, white light can be created in a new way. With the advent of LED lamps we now have more long-lasting and more efficient alternatives to older light sources. When Isamu Akasaki, Hiroshi Amano and Shuji Nakamura produced bright blu...
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Eric Betzig, Stefan W. Hell, William E. Moerner win Chemistry NOBEL prize

Eric Betzig, Stefan W. Hell and William E. Moerner won the Nobel Prize in chemistry this year for their work on optical microscopy that has opened up our understanding of molecules by allowing us to see how they work close up. Back in 1873, science believed it had reached a limit in how much more of a detailed picture a microscope could provide. At the time, microscopist Ernst Abbe said the maximum resolution had been attained. This year's winners proved that contention wrong. "Due to their a...
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Teenager works on speeding up detoxification of tar sands

An 18-year-old from Canada has invented a way to clean up the toxic waste produced from extracting oil from tar sands. Hayley Todesco used knowledge gained from fifth grade science to come up with a filtration system using sand and bacteria to quickly break down the waste. This waste is usually stored in tailings ponds, where it will take centuries to break down. In 2010, tailings ponds took up about 68 square miles (176 square kilometers), but by 2020 that area is expected to grow to 96.5 sq...
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NASA’s Innovative Advanced Concepts (NIAC) program

NASA’s Innovative Advanced Concepts (NIAC) program   The supersonic bi-directional flying wing (SBiDir-FW) aircraft in high-speed configuration (Image: University of Miami)   Looking ahead to an exciting future, NASA is continuing to invest in concepts that may one day revolutionize how we live and work in space with the selection of five technology proposals for continued study under the NASA Innovative Advanced Concepts (NIAC) Program. NASA's Space Technology Mission Directo...
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Forbes Unveils a List of the World’s Most Innovative Companies

What are the world's most innovative companies? Forbes has the coveted answer. The annual Worlds Most Innovative Companies list has been topped by California-based global cloud computing company Salesforce for the fourth year in a row. Five Indian companies, including Hindustan Unilever and Tata Consultancy Services, are among Forbes list of the worlds’ 100 most innovative companies that investors think are most likely to "generate big, new growth ideas". These five on the list are cons...
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The Institute for New Economic Thinking Supports Economic-Oriented Events

Have an idea for an event, and the energy to execute it? The Institute for New Economic Thinking supports student-organized events to promote new economic thinking at colleges and universities worldwide. Mainly the Institute is looking for events that foster conversation between the new economic thinkers of the future (that’s you!) and the new economic thinkers of the present (such as Institute grantees or other members of the Institute's Community). Many formats are possible: conference, wor...
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The Kazanjian Foundation is Funding Economic Education Projects

Is economic education a focus for you? The Kazanjian Foundation  is offering opportunities to apply for funding for projects relating to economic education. Grant Information The Foundation makes grants of various sizes. The average grant is approximately $22,000, however grants as small as $3,500 and as large as $150,000 have been made. Occasionally, multi-year grants are made for larger projects. The Foundation has an abiding interest in elevating the nation’s understanding of the nee...
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Grants for Nonprofit Organizations on Long Island in 2015

The Women's Fund of Long Island is an organization that provides grant support to nonprofit organizations that  provide direct services, education, and training for women and girls on Long Island. The mission of Women’s Fund of Long Island (WFLI) is to ignite networks that transform the lives of women and girls on Long Island through grant-making, leadership development, education and philanthropy. The WFLI envisions a Long Island where all women and girls reach their full potential. E...
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Small Business Grants Up to $5,000

The National Association for the Self-Employed (NASE)  is offering an opportunity to apply for a grant for their small business. $5,000 will be awarded to the recipients of the grant(s). In past years, multiple members received funding assistance. Small business grants are useful for financing a particular small business need. Past recipients used their small business grants for computers, farm equipment, to hire part-time help, marketing materials and more. (https://www.nase.org/Membership/G...
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Graham Foundation Architecture Grants for 2014-2015

Founded in 1956, the Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts makes project-based grants to individuals and organizations and produces public programs to foster the development and exchange of diverse and challenging ideas about architecture and its role in the arts, culture, and society. The Foundation supports innovative, thought-provoking investigations in architecture; architectural history, theory, and criticism; design; engineering; landscape architecture; urban planning;...
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Center for Architecture Foundation Offers Nationwide Grants

The Center for Architecture Foundation is offering 3 architecture-related grants to applicants nationwide. These grants include the following: Arnold W. Brunner Grant - Given to an advanced study in any area of architectural investigation which will effectively contribute to the knowledge, teaching or practice of the art and science of architecture. Highlights & Eligibility: Single award of $15,000 will be given Applicants must be a U.S. citizen engaged in the profession of ar...
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