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2014-03-18 08:20:53

The National Collegiate Inventors and Innovators Alliance hosts Open Minds where student entrepreneurs will showcase life-changing biomedical, environmental and transportation technology solutions. SAN JOSE, Calif., March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Collegiate Inventors and Innovators Alliance (NCIIA), an education network that cultivates revolutionary ideas and life-changing inventions, will host its 18th annual Open Minds showcase of student invention and innovation in...

2012-01-25 12:13:54

2012 Lemelson-MIT Invention Index reveals barriers and drivers to becoming US inventors The 2012 Lemelson-MIT Invention Index , announced today, indicates that young Americans are acutely aware of the importance of invention and innovation in their personal lives, and within the context of the nation's economy. Yet most feel there are factors that would prevent them from furthering education in or entering inventive fields, posing a threat to the pool of future U.S. innovators and the...

2011-03-24 08:00:00

WASHINGTON, March 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Collegiate Inventors and Innovators Alliance (NCIIA) will host its annual Open Minds showcase of student innovation (formerly March Madness for the Mind) in Washington, D.C., on March 26, 2011 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. EDT at the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History (NMAH). The public event, held in partnership with the Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation, is an opportunity for the nation's top...

2011-03-17 08:00:00

NEW YORK, March 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Around the world, 350,000 women continue to die each year of complications due to childbirth. In the vast majority of cases, women are dying of preventable causes: severe bleeding, infection, obstructed labor and a host of other problems that can be averted with skilled care and improved technology. Somewhere amidst the deep pools of knowledge, creativity and passion at work in today's universities is an innovation to improve health care delivery,...

2011-03-01 12:22:00

Benjamin Clough Is One of Three Finalists for the $30,000 2011 Lemelson-MIT Rensselaer Student Prize Benjamin Clough has developed a novel method for eavesdropping on terahertz information hidden in invisible plasma acoustic bursts. The doctoral student at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute has demonstrated a promising technique that employs sound waves to boost the distance from which researchers can use powerful terahertz technology to remotely detect hidden explosives, chemicals, and other...

2011-01-19 14:41:40

2011 Lemelson-MIT Invention Index uncovers inventive perception among young Americans Invention and innovation are essential to remaining globally competitive, and a new survey shows an untapped group of potential inventors in the U.S. The 2011 Lemelson-MIT Invention Index, announced today, indicates that American women ages 16 "“ 25 possess many characteristics necessary to become inventors, such as creativity, interest in science and math, desire to develop altruistic inventions, and...


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  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
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