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The electron microscope revolutionized biology in the 1930s by providing magnifications thousands of times higher than that of light microscopes, allowing scientists to discern the inner workings of cells for the first time. But it was not nearly as...
When Sand Lake-area residents had an electrical problem, they knew who to turn to, and where they could find him. Gayle Blackert was usually in his crowded garage creating his next invention or trying to perfect another, but he never hesitated to stop...
Charles E. Burford, a prolific inventor whose patents included the equipment that puts twist ties on bread bags, has died. He was 81. Burford died May 16 at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas of what his family said were...
The chief drawback of a law as complex as the Affordable Care Act, the health insurance reform measure passed in 2010, is that it provides self-interested opponents a multitude of places to stick a wedge in and hammer away. But you'd be hard-pressed...
Reuters(James Saft is a Reuters columnist. The opinions expressed are his own) By James Saft May 21 (Reuters) - Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke is an optimist about economic growth in the coming decades, rejecting "depressing" views about a slowdown to...
Would it surprise you to learn that Fast Company magazine just ranked Maryland the third-most innovative state in the nation? Or that Maryland took the U.S. Chamber of Commerce's No. 1 spot for both innovation and entrepreneurship? It's a fact: In our...
A rapid shift in climate that brought wetter and warmer conditions in southern Africa during the Middle Stone Age helped propel innovation and cultural advances in early man, a study has found. Paleontologists have long known that anatomically modern...
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Orange County RegisterJim Clifton has spent decades pondering why business succeeds or fails. A 40-year employee of Gallup Inc., the public opinion research and consulting company, Clifton has spent the past 25 years as its CEO. Under his leadership, Gallup has expanded from a...
South Bend TribuneELKHART -- A recent episode of the NBC series "Chicago Fire" featured a product made in Elkhart. Elkhart Brass makes more than 2,000 products used in the fire-fighting industry, including nozzles for hoses, controls, monitors and valves. Established in...
VarietyThe Dubai Intl. Film Festival is launching a Cinematic Innovation Summit in tandem with its 10th edition, with Pixar co-founder Alvy Ray Smith, Lava Bear Films topper David Linde and Avatar thesp Stephen Lang among those expected to attend. The event,...
Arab News, Jeddah, Saudi ArabiaModern Products Company, a joint venture with Procter & Gamble, has been ranked in the top three of the "Best Saudi Company to Work" for 2011 listing for the Private-Production and Manufacturing Sector category, according to Fahad Abdullah Al-Abdulkarim,...
El Paso Times, TexasThree University of Texas at El Paso students hope to turn a Nobel Prize-winning material into a multimillion-dollar business tied to a low-cost, environmentally friendly technology for recycling water. They are off to a flying start with two wins and a...
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