How cutting edge technology makes the familiar better

I’m amused by the different answers I get when I ask people what certain terms mean to them.  One example is “cutting edge” technology which is a term often used interchangeably with “state of the art” technology. So what does it mean to me? Let me take an extreme position (which I’m sure will elicit some […]

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Creative Concept: The Invisible Bicycle Helmet Blends Science and Human Nature

Want a creative concept? How about an invisible bicycle helmet? It may sound like something out of a sci-fi movie, but two Swedish graduate students, Terese Alstin and Anna Haupt, have made it happen. The idea started with the students’ shared love of biking and similar aversion to wearing breeze-blocking, hair-do destroying helmets. It took them seven […]

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