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Using a 3-D printer and living cells, Cornell researchers hope to give children with a congenital deformity a new ear tailored to fit them.
2 | February 21, 2013 2:53pm |
Last week, the FDA approved an implant that can restore eyesight to the blind. Now, German researchers describe a new device without an external camera that has restored vision to eight patients.
February 21, 2013 1:13pm |
African startups were rewarded for coming up with innovative technological solution to local challenges.
February 21, 2013 10:56am |
'In corporations, there is no magic innovation leprechaun at the end of the rainbow that turns unsolicited suggestions into pots of gold.'
February 21, 2013 9:25am |
Designs including thorium and fast reactors would help meet ambitious carbon reduction goals, report will say.
3 | February 21, 2013 6:14am |
EV sales are slumping in the rest of the world, so why have China's automakers been investing so strongly in them?
8 | February 21, 2013 4:56am |
"The Morning Briefing" is SmartPlanet's daily roundup of must-reads from the web. This morning we're reading about cybercrime and security.
February 21, 2013 12:56am |
Estonia has installed 165 fast-charging EV stations through the country, none more than 37 miles apart.
4 | February 20, 2013 12:55pm |
Add relevance to your game by pasting a meteor or a celebrity newsmaker into the action. MultiPlay.io could help game designers earn more by selling 'news injection' rights to news agencies.
1 | February 20, 2013 12:19pm |
Does China have the resources and talent to become the next hotspot for innovation, research and development?
6 | February 20, 2013 11:00am |
Google gives us a glimpse of how we'll use its new wearable computing glasses.
5 | February 20, 2013 10:56am |
Honda and Acura customers in the U.S. will be offered a different kind of add-on when they buy car: a home solar power system.
7 | February 20, 2013 8:26am |
Stick on a band-aid and see what happens.
40 | February 20, 2013 6:54am |
A British company says it has slashed the cost of fuel cells for cars by replacing expensive metal with a catalyst from detergents.
4 | February 20, 2013 5:25am |
The United States is training highly-skilled workers, but out-of-date immigration policy means they don't stay. And other countries are glad to welcome them.
6 | February 20, 2013 5:09am |
An innovative high-tech concept gives passengers much more legroom and a taste of riding first class.
6 | February 20, 2013 4:46am |
With its new partnership, General Electric plans to leverage Google Maps' ease of use to help engineers design industrial systems.
1 | February 20, 2013 4:37am |
"The Morning Briefing" is SmartPlanet's daily roundup of must-reads from the web. This morning we're reading about space and satellites.
February 20, 2013 1:05am |
Swiftkey, a smartphone keyboard, has evolved beyond autocorrecting typos into actually predicting what you will write next and understanding the context.
1 | February 20, 2013 12:01am |
The age old mystery of 'will the next train be less crowded?' may finally be solved.
February 19, 2013 8:29pm |