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First smartphone app that can “hear” ear infections in children

May 24th, 2019 at 12:00 am » Comments Off

Dr. Randall Bly, an assistant professor of otolaryngology-head and neck surgery at the UW School of Medicine who practices at Seattle Children’s Hospital, uses the app and funnel to check his daughter’s ear. Ear infections are the most common reason that parents bring their children to a pediatrician, according to the National Institutes of Health. […]

The Artificial Womb moves forward

May 2nd, 2019 at 7:42 pm » Comments Off

A view of a fetus in an artificial womb, 1965. Researchers successfully nurture extremely preterm lamb fetuses outside a natural womb. Photo: Fritz Goro If you live for about 80 years, your nine months in the womb will represent less than 1% of your time on Earth. But those nine months represent a crucial period […]

The 25 Best Inventions of 2017: Wristbands for babies and more

November 23rd, 2017 at 1:44 pm » Comments Off

Wristbands that help babies get a better start, a porta gaming console, better football helmets and super sustainable crops.

25 best inventions of 2017: Preventive clinics and more

November 20th, 2017 at 11:04 am » Comments Off

Clinics That Redefine Preventive Care, mainstream electric cars, s

Man vs. machine – predicting the year when machines win

June 19th, 2017 at 6:07 pm » Comments Off

Don’t expect to see a human behind the wheel of an 18-wheeler after 2027. Or a set of human hands performing a delicate surgery after 2053. According to a new study from Oxford and Yale University researchers, those are the years artificial intelligence is slated to take over each of those tasks. And so it […]

Disney Research lets knitting machines behave like 3D printers

August 9th, 2016 at 7:44 am » Comments Off

Disney Research has been on a serious roll with its 3D printing innovations and 3D printing patents. Fromhigh-res 3D printing processes, to replicating reflective properties onto 3D printed surfaces, to 3D printed wall-climbing robots, it seems as though Disney is looking to redefine how movie merchandise is made using 3D printing technology. But their latest study shows that […]

Carry your baby comfortably with InfantCarry

October 8th, 2014 at 12:39 pm » Comments Off

InfantCarry InfantCarry is an ergonomically designed attachment to a baby carrier handle to redistribute the weight of the baby and carrier. One of the featured exhibitors at the DaVinci Inventor Showcase is InfantCarry. The Inventor Showcase will take place November 14-15, 2014 at the Denver Mart. You will have a chance to take a look at […]

4Moms mamaRoo – a high-tech baby swing : CES 2014

January 8th, 2014 at 4:46 pm » Comments Off

Thomas Frey checking out the mamaRoo at CES 2014. The new mamaRoo from 4Moms is high-tech smart baby gear designed to mimic mom and dad’s motions with smoother sways and repetition. The mamaRoo also features an output to connect to an mp3 player or ipod, perfect for those baby playlists.  

Top 18 cool gadgets to make your home life more fun

January 2nd, 2013 at 10:36 am » Comments Off

Giant earphone computer speakers. Sometimes computer speakers aren’t  just block-shaped objects that are to be placed on a desk. Sometimes they are shaped like giant earphones. Here are eighteen more cool gadgets designed to make your life at home funner. Continue reading to see them all. (Pics)

FlashPals are the world’s cutest USB flash drives

August 27th, 2012 at 5:37 pm » Comments (0)

Cuddle up with your data. The cuddly animal designs that FlashPals uses support wildlife conservation efforts through online sales and donations - Save data. Save the WILD! FlashPals is one of the featured exhibitors at the DaVinci Inventor Showcase, which takes place on Oct 13, 2012 at the Denver Merchandise Mart. A whole lot of innovation comes to Denver […]

Baby carrier support invention aims to make motherhood less painful

July 11th, 2012 at 12:58 pm » Comments (0)

Carrying babies in baby carriers can overstress arms, but this invention changes all that. The 8th Annual DaVinci Inventor Showcase takes place on Oct 13 at the Denver Merchandise Mart. Many innovations and inventions will take the center stage on this day. Nick Carbone will be presenting a device that is designed to aid in […]

Carkoon – car seat that envelops your child in a Kevlar cocoon upon impact

April 19th, 2012 at 10:37 am » Comments (0)

If you are worried about the safety rating of your child’s car seat maybe you should swaddle your child in a protective Kevlar cocoon. The Carkoon is a new child seat developed by British company Cool Technologies that wraps your child in protective Kevlar and a fireproof Nomex airbag upon impact. It even calls emergency […]

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