News You Can Use: Inventing for Impact and More
March 31, 2016
March 31, 2016
Inventors inspire us, and those who made news this month were no exception. Check out this month’s News You Can Use for some of these noteworthy innovations, from a woman who developed an underwater wheelchair, to two inventors whose inventions make medicine more affordable.
ProPublica marks the invention of the infographic – a device first used to mark the spread of cholera in New York City in 1849 – and leveraged to visualize data countless times since.
Smithsonian’s Lemelson Center highlights amazing female inventors throughout history in honor of Women’s History Month.
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In recognition of World Cancer Day, Global Good and biomedical technology startup MobileODT discuss a new partnership where they will develop a new version of the startup’s cervical cancer screening device.Read More
The Instrument Shop at IV Lab is our go-to spot for developing ideas, using everything from 3D printing to welding, water jet and laser cutting. But we also use our high-tech tools post idea-development – when we want to show the outside world an inside view of the technology we’ve created.Read More
Ever had your phone charger bite the dust at the most inopportune moment? Tempted fate with a partial charge because you didn’t have enough time wait for a full battery? Colin McNelis has a solution for that – and he’s only 17.Read More