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Apr 18, 2016 10:20 AM ET // AFP
The Grand Prix was awarded to Cheah Kok-wai of the Cathay Photonics company.
Apr 12, 2016 02:45 PM ET // Alyssa Danigelis
Students just won big prizes for helpful inventions like a sign language interpreting glove and a space gardening robot. Continue reading →
Mar 21, 2016 11:45 AM ET // Tracy Staedter
A new book revives a mid-Century philosophy to solve modern problems.
Mar 9, 2016 10:55 AM ET // Alyssa Danigelis
A hand crank activates a conveyor belt and directs marbles through gears and spouts to generate specific notes and sounds. Continue reading →
Feb 26, 2016 08:30 AM ET // AFP
Graphene, a fine sheet of pure carbon, is the thinnest material known, but is 100 times stronger than steel and conducts electricity.
Feb 17, 2016 04:52 PM ET // Alyssa Danigelis
A college student made a real-life working 'Weasley clock' that shows where members of the family are: home, work, on holiday or in mortal peril.
Feb 8, 2016 09:30 AM ET // Alyssa Danigelis
Former JPL engineer Mark Rober transformed a leaf-blower into a gun that can fire 13 snowballs in .5 seconds.
Jan 14, 2016 03:00 PM ET // Alyssa Danigelis
British inventor Colin Furze put 1,420 fireworks on and around his crazy DIY windmill contraption, and then ignited the whole thing.
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