Latest Lemelson Foundation Stories

2012-01-25 12:13:54

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.

2011-06-08 11:00:00

NEW YORK, June 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the NCIIA presented cash prizes to three university biomedical engineering teams in recognition of their leading work in the field.

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.

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.

2011-03-01 12:22:00

Benjamin Clough has developed a novel method for eavesdropping on terahertz information hidden in invisible plasma acoustic bursts.

2011-01-19 14:41:40

Invention and innovation are essential to remaining globally competitive, and a new survey shows an untapped group of potential inventors in the U.S.

2010-09-29 13:47:00

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2010-09-22 10:30:00

Biotrends Foundation promotes education and innovation on CGI's global stage. DENVER, Sept. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Biotrends Foundation, a Denver-based foundation, focuses its efforts on projects in the US and globally that improve the lives of people throughout the world.

Word of the Day
  • A woman chauffeur.
  • A woman who operates an automobile.
The word 'chaffeuse' comes from French, and is the feminine form of 'chauffeur'.