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When Chester Schantz attended the recent Big Iron Farm Show in West Fargo, N.D., he overheard someone talking about a device that reduces the odds of combine fires during sunflower harvest. Schantz says he turned around and told the person, “That was me....
Willmar, Minn. - America used to account for 21 percent of all research and development focused on agriculture in the world. Today, it is China that holds that lead position. The U.S. investment has shrunk to 14 percent, according to Dr. Brian Buhr,...
Congressman Bob Goodlatte has been elected to serve as Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee. Goodlatte was elected to the post by the House Republican Conference. His chairmanship will start in January when the 113th Congress begins. “I...
Here is the text of the governor's speech to the joint houses of the General Assembly, which began at 7 p.m.: Mr. Speaker. Mr. President. Justices of the Supreme Court and Judges of the State Corporation Commission, Ladies and Gentlemen of the...
Having grown up in Annapolis, Bill Belichick remembers watching quarterback Johnny Unitas, one of the NFL's pioneers of the pass, drive the Baltimore Colts up and down the field with their version of the two-minute drill. At the time, no one did it...
Tags: Sports, Ed Dickson, Tom Brady, Stevan Ridley, New York Jets
N. Joseph Woodland, a co-inventor of the system of thick and thin lines that became the ubiquitous bar code labeling nearly every product regulated by commerce, has died. He was 91. Woodland died Sunday at his home in Edgewater, N.J., from the effects...
The Los Angeles technology scene isn’t getting the respect it deserves, a situation that the city is looking to change, Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa said Wednesday. At an event in West L.A., Villaraigosa said that despite a boom in new start-ups, so-...
Can government play a positive role in economic development? To understand who built what in the construction of the American economy from its pre-industrial origins, a look at one of the drivers of U.S. innovation — venture capital — is...
Tags: Ecosystems, New Products, U.S. Military, Research, Productivity
High school students have been known to sling a roll or two of toilet paper — but not many use catapults or compete with rocket scientists for the longest heave. Yet that was the task Friday at the 15th annual Invention Challenge at Jet...
Young people and their parents are rightly nervous these days about the economy. Many wonder whether their investment in a college education will pay off. Such worries are overblown. College graduates continue to do far better, even in this difficult...
PIERRE - Gov. Dennis Daugaard's action plan to combat the mountain pine beetle infestation in the Black Hills has earned a 2012 Innovations Award from the Council for State Governments. The Governor's Black Hills Forest Initiative was recognized as an...
Taking Names the Blog - Orlando SentinelToday's paper carried an interesting story about a UCF student who developed a new app to help students register for classes. You can read the piece for yourself. But basically, student Tim Arnold figured out a way to alert students when classes they...
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