Tasty Innovation

You don’t have to be sci-fi nerd to remember that familiar scene from cult-classic Back to the Future, Part II. Salt N Pepper-aged Marty McFly is at the dinner table with his family, and his mother takes a small disk from a shiny foil packet and pops it into a Black and Decker “Hydrator,” a device that resembles a cross between a microwave and a toaster oven. In about three…

Those Big Ideas

Every inventor knows, you have to be on top of everything. After all, when you are thinking up the idea for your next invention, you usually start with a problem. The first thing you need to ask is: ”Did somebody already come up with something that solves this particular issue”. It would be quite pointless to work on something somebody already took care of, unless you think you can come up with a better solution. Highly anticipated inventions can…

Invention Wins Nobel Prize, But…

This year’s Nobel Laureates are rewarded for having a curious invention. It is a new energy-efficient and environment-friendly light source – the blue light-emitting diode (LED). In the spirit of Alfred Nobel the Prize rewards an invention of greatest benefit to mankind; using blue LEDs, white light can be created in a new way. With the advent of LED lamps we now have more long-lasting and more efficient alternatives to…

Innovative New Sporting Products

Innovative new products continue to hit the market everyday. Our species as a whole remains steadfast with its undying urge to evolve everything in and around our lives. Here are a few new innovations for you outdoor adventurer types. 1. The Syte Sleeve lets users wear their device on the forearm, designed to make exercising with smartphones easier Most people who exercise with their smartphones carry the phone in their…

Innovative New Medical Device

Innovation knows no bounds. Today we are reminded that get ideas are just for making life easier or more convenient, great ideas can help save lives. Check out this Innovative new feeding tube connectors, designed by an international standards process, will be available soon and will improve patient safety. According to an invited review published in the OnlineFirst version of Nutrition in Clinical Practice (NCP), the official journal of the…

Innovative New Technology Is a Vanishing Act

Innovative new technology is giving way to a color-changing device inspired by octopuses and their natural camouflaging techniques. The research, carried out at the University of Houston and University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign, looked at how the skins of octopuses, squid and cuttlefish can change color so rapidly. From there, researchers were able to design a heat-sensitive sheet that quickly changes color when detecting light. At room temperature the flexible…