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How This Stronger-Than-Steel Material Could Change the World
Science

How This Stronger-Than-Steel Material Could Change the World

Graphene is 200 times stronger than steel, lighter than paper and razor-thin. If you haven't heard of it yet, you will.
Jason Ankeny
To Hook Customers, Get Them Invested in Future Rewards
Innovation

To Hook Customers, Get Them Invested in Future Rewards

Keep a customer wanting more from your product.
2014's Most Overhyped Innovation
Innovation

2014's Most Overhyped Innovation

Our experts explain what's right -- and wrong -- about our 3-D Printing fascination.
Linda Lacina
5 Ways Open Government Data Can Inspire Startup Innovation
Big Data

5 Ways Open Government Data Can Inspire Startup Innovation

The best things in life are often free. And that's the case with scores of public information sets.
Asha Saxena
Food Startup Hampton Creek Raises $90 Million
Funding

Food Startup Hampton Creek Raises $90 Million

The company behind Just Mayo has closed its Series C round, which includes investments from an eclectic group from Salesforce's Marc Benioff to Renaissance man Jean Pigozzi.
The Future Is Here: Double Amputee Is Outfitted With Mind-Controlled Prosthetic Arms
Far Out Tech

The Future Is Here: Double Amputee Is Outfitted With Mind-Controlled Prosthetic Arms

That's right – he can control the bionic limbs with his thoughts.
Laura Entis
What 3-D Printing Means for the Independent Inventor
3-D printing

What 3-D Printing Means for the Independent Inventor

While this technology was initially limited to R&D labs, now it's pervading almost every industry. A person with an idea can create a prototype of a product with greater ease.
Louis Foreman
3 Tech Challenges That Keep Entrepreneurs Up at Night
Challenges

3 Tech Challenges That Keep Entrepreneurs Up at Night

In this age of information overload, startup founders who are aware and keep their heads above the competition will find success.
3 Industries Entrepreneurs Can Disrupt With the 'Internet of Things'
Internet of Things

3 Industries Entrepreneurs Can Disrupt With the 'Internet of Things'

Wireless technology presents a huge opportunity to change how we handle many everyday tasks.
Shane Buckley
Derby the Dog Can Now Run Free Thanks to His New 3-D Printed Legs
3-D printing

Derby the Dog Can Now Run Free Thanks to His New 3-D Printed Legs

Derby's unusually small forearms kept him from playing with the other dogs, until he received a pair of robotic legs that lets him keep up with his friends.
Laura Entis
6 Things That Aspiring Entrepreneurs Must Consider and Do
Launching a Business

6 Things That Aspiring Entrepreneurs Must Consider and Do

Leaders of startups can set out to try make the world better by refining their new product so their venture survives.
Peter S. Cohan
3-D Printing Points Way to Smarter Cancer Treatment
Innovation

3-D Printing Points Way to Smarter Cancer Treatment

It looks like British scientists have developed a new use for 3-D printing.
New Polaroid Camera Lets Users Print Images and Share on Social
Photography

New Polaroid Camera Lets Users Print Images and Share on Social

Two years ago, the Polaroid Socialmatic was just concept art. Now, it's the real deal.
Nina Zipkin
In This Vision of a Healthier Workplace, Sitting Is Not Allowed
Health

In This Vision of a Healthier Workplace, Sitting Is Not Allowed

Dutch visual artist Barbara Visser is taking an edgy stand against the dangers of sitting at work all day.
Kim Lachance Shandrow