Patents protect the ideas and work of inventors and are part of a broad category of legal protection known as intellectual property rights.
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Inspired by a whirligig, a Stanford researcher developed a 20-cent paper centrifuge that could revolutionize health care diagnosis around the world.
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The newly created White House Office of American Innovation will seek to overhaul government functions by using ideas from the business sector.
On April 4, join a webchat with experts on best practices for building a community that supports entrepreneurs, ventures and the startup community.
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A water wheel in Baltimore, named "Mr. Trash Wheel" by residents, is churning up ideas for cleaning coastal cities around the world.
This World Water Day, nearly 750 million people lack access to clean drinking water. Scientists and businesses are doing something about it.