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In a development that bodes well for sufferers of osteoporosis, a new artificial bone material appears to be just as strong as the real thing.
A new kind of computer pointing device that spares the wrists could avert carpal tunnel syndrome
A material that expands when voltage is applied could silence an automobile’s brakes.
How nauseating is that car ride? Sensors could warn motorists that their driving is making people queasy.
New technologies could help avoid breakdowns like those of September 11.
Could release of a genetically modified insect help eliminate a major threat to the U.S. cotton crop?
They’re not just dumb bank terminals anymore. New machines sell movie tickets, cash checks, and add minutes to your cell-phone account.
What would you do with a one-terabyte computer disc? A Lucent Technologies spinoff is hoping to provide that kind of capacity using holographic technology.
By 2010, the Japanese government hopes, full-fledged, humanoid robots will be common sights in middle-class homes.
John Parsons paved the way for computer-aided manufacturing.
Before she set about inventing better biochips, an artist and mother of five reinvented herself.
Finally, character recognition software that can reliably scan paper documents-and let you get rid of them.
We have no shortage of good inventions. What we need are better ways to bring them to customers.
OmniPerception’s facial-recognition technology protects privacy as well as property.
How digital video recorders like TiVo let viewers watch what they want, when they want.