- You can be an inventor. Amram, Fred M.B.; Brick, Sandra A. // Cobblestone;Jun94, Vol. 15 Issue 6, p24
Offers an activity that reflects how many inventors work. Steps to take and examples; Identify problems; Judge; Brainstorm; Judge; Stretch; Implement; Discussion.
- The best inventions by women since 1900. Siegel, M. // Good Housekeeping;Feb90, Vol. 210 Issue 2, p140
Reports on the major inventions credited to women since 1900. Examples include Mattie Knight (who invented machinery to produce the first square-bottom paper bags) was granted six patents for improvement on rotary engines in 1902.
- The new independent inventor: Implications for corporate policy. Parker, R. Stephen; Udell, Gerald G. // Review of Business;Spring96, Vol. 17 Issue 3, p7
Focuses on independent inventors, and discusses implications for corporate policy. Characteristics of independent inventors; Methodology; Demographic profile; General occupation classifications; Success likelihood ratings received by respondent inventions.
- How Yankee ingenuity changed our lives. // Yankee;Sep85, Vol. 49 Issue 9, p130
A list of 50 inventions by New Englanders which have changed history, such as the steamboat, the cotton gin, and mass production; made life more pleasant--maple syrup, the mantel clock; or simplified life, blackboards, the monkey wrench and the washing machine.
- Young inventor helps disabled friend write. // Current Science;11/17/89, Vol. 75 Issue 6, p11
Describes how a 13-year-old boy invented a device called a handwriting stabilizer for a friend with cerebral palsy. Invention details.
- Behind many a great invention is a woman. Wickelgren, Ingrid // Current Science;2/26/93, Vol. 78 Issue 13, p10
Discusses women inventors. Stephanie Kwolek invented Kevlar, used in space vehicles and bulletproof vests; Ann Moore invented the child carrier called Snugli; Janet Rideout, and four colleagues, patented the drug AZT; A timeline of inventions by women; More.
- Inventors warned on funding scheme. // Professional Engineering;06/10/98, Vol. 11 Issue 11, p12
Focuses on the Redbus initiative which invites inventors to submit ideas on the Internet to see if the ideas are eligible for funding. Suspicion surrounding the authenticity of Rebus; Details on warning issued to inventors from the Institute of Patentees and Investors in Great Britain; Comments...
- INVENTOR GROUPS. // Inventors' Digest;Jun2011, Vol. 28 Issue 6, p42
A list of the inventor groups in the U.S. is presented, which includes Invent Alabama, Illinois Innovators & inventors and Cape Cod Inventors Association.
- Seven new Hall of Fame inductees. McGoldrick, Paul; Engelke, Roger // Electronic Design;9/03/96, Vol. 44 Issue 18, p64NN
Features 1996 inductees to the National Inventors Hall of Fame. Arthur Schawlow; Stanley Mazor; Federico Faggin; Ted Hoff; Julius Nieuwland; Leo Szilard; Edmund Germer.