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On Wednesday night, Stanford Ovshinsky, inventor of the nickel-metal hydride (NiMH) battery, passed away at the age of 89 due to complications from cancer. The Akron, Ohio native may not be a household name, but there's a good chance that many of your electronics have been powered by his work, as

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We have some somber news to bring you today: Charles Walton, the man who pioneered the rise of RFID technology, has died at the age of 89. The Cornell-educated entrepreneur garnered more than 50 patents over the course of his career, but it only took one to cement his legacy -- a 1973 patent fo

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Generally speaking, wind turbines have been reserved for more macro-scale operations, but a West Australian inventor \"believes he has developed a way to generate electricity for homes using wind power.\" This residential approach utilizes a modular turbine that is minuscule enough to perch atop near

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While it may not be as quick to roll off your tongue, 66-year old inventor Leonard Duffy thinks that his \"Slidingly Engaging Fastener\" has what it takes to replace the tried and true velcro for most binding needs, and he's now taken home a Popular Science invention award for it. According to PopSci

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With all the flowers starting to bloom and bunny rabbits (stuffed or otherwise) beginning to emerge, we're sure it won't be long before you're busting out the Wham-o Peeps maker, but if you've been pondering a way to make those hearty breakfasts pop out a tad quicker, we've got just the thing. Appar

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