After almost nine years of research and development two Swedish designers have invented a new way to keep cyclists safe on the roads — an invisible helmet. The new helmet is in fact an airbag that fits into a large collar around the cyclist’s neck.
A physics student from Egypt's Sohag University, Aisha Mustafa, 19, has patented a new type of propulsion system based on quantum theory that she says could propel space probes and artificial satellites without using any fuel.
In the 1960s, an ultra-strong glass was invented but it contained no purpose. Nearly a half a century later, Corning Inc. is expected to sell a multi-billion dollar product by installing the glass to face of touch-screen tablets and plasma televisions.
A prototype 'bionic eye' designed to restore sight of people with failing vision was unveiled in Australia Tuesday. The Australian government-funded project aims to do a human implant of the device by 2013.
At first, it looked like the usual brain dead anti-Semitism we all find so unpredictable and original. Shlomo Sand’s best-selling Invention of the Jewish People is based on the theory that Jews are neither biologically a race or “a people”.
Former Yale engineering professor Béla Lipták says traditional power stations can be replaced with renewable energy generators. He has designed one that would use only the sun’s rays as fuel and produce water as a by-product.
As it stands right now, space crew can only drink coffee or other drinks via plastic straws. That could soon change, however, as a NASA scientist has invented a special cup to drink any hot or cold drinks without a straw.
It started when Paul St George went through his grandmother’s attic and found a packet of dusty papers in a trunk. The papers were from his great-grandfather, an engineer named Alexander Stanhope St George. From there the Telectroscope was born.
Segway inventor Dean Kamen announced his new invention, a miracle water purifier. The device provides energy as well as purifying dirty water without filters. Kamen said this device can help wipe out 80 per cent of human disease by providing clean water.
Eight-year-old twins Justin and Jared Serovich are on to something. The duo has invited wedgie-proof underwear, which was a hit at the 2007 Invention Convention held earlier this year in Ohio. Their secret? Velcro.