Most new patents are combinations of existing ideas and pretty much always have been, even as the stream of fundamentally new core technologies has slowed, according to a new paper in the Journal of the Royal Society Interface ...
IBM inventors have patented a cloud computing invention that can improve quality of service for clients by enabling data to be dynamically modified, prioritized and shared across a cloud environment.
Turning light into power, solar arrays are a must-have for the vast majority of satellites.
A newly developed white fish filleting machine could give this Norwegian industry a much-needed boost.
When God saw that our egos needed deflating, he invented Skype. Skype is the 21st-century invention that sci-fi movies had been predicting for decades: phonavision. Actually it's "computavision," with a tiny camera at the ...
Scientists will warn today that the economy will be damaged without more support for British research and development.
GE says it is licensing thousands of patents to Quirky, a New York City startup that lets people collaborate on designing household products and brings them to stores.
Nonprofit organization, PureMadi, develops innovative water purification tablet for developing world
PureMadi, a nonprofit University of Virginia organization, introduced a new invention – a simple ceramic water purification tablet – during its one-year celebration event on Friday.
Farmers and field scientists can now instantly identify diseases attacking crops and plants, thanks to a Michigan State University professor's new invention.