The Spaghetti Wars
Features 12/14/2009 Post a comment Two Italian manufacturers of dry pasta-making machines now dominate an exploding market. They got here by taking very different approaches to working the fundamentals of heat, mass and momentum transfer principles.
Anatomy of a Life Saver
Features 12/14/2009 1 comment Inventor Larry Miller overcame technical issues, patent problems and institutional resistance in the course of creating a successful medical product
MIT students modified a 3D printer to enable it to print more than one object and print on top of existing printed objects. All of this was made possible by modifying a Solidoodle with a height measuring laser.
This Gadget Freak Review looks at a keyless Bluetooth padlock that works with your smartphone, along with a system that tracks your sleep behavior and wakes you at the perfect time in your sleep cycle to avoid morning grogginess.
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