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September 09, 2013

The prestigious XPRIZE Foundation has announced a new competition geared at tackling ocean acidification, which has in recent years taken a hard hit at some of the ocean’s hardest-bodied animals.

September 09, 2013

Increasing acidity in the world's oceans serves as the backdrop for a $2 million prize competition unveiled Monday by the XPRIZE Foundation. Scheduled to be awarded in 2015, the prize competition hopes to kick-start marine monitoring technology...

September 09, 2013

Pre-registration Opens for Global Competition Incentivizing Breakthroughs in Ocean pH Sensing Technologies to Monitor and Sustain the Health of our Oceans.

September 02, 2013

News out of two events this week — one in California, the other in Europe — will provide strong clues as to whether this year's holiday shopping season is the first when smartwatches garner more attention than smartphones or computer tablets.

August 31, 2013

The last moon mission on NASA’s current schedule — a small, unmanned spacecraft that will study moon dust and the lunar atmosphere — is scheduled to launch on Friday from Wallops Island, Va., elating scientists who study the moon but highlighting...

August 27, 2013

Ready for back to school? Ignite your kids at home. At the office, get younger workers to share thoughts about products. Newby notions can motivate others to break out of rusty mindsets.

August 23, 2013

From smartphone-based stress tests to wearable devices that could "revolutionize" urological diagnosis, sensors to gauge health conditions are advancing by leaps and bounds. They'll have to--if anyone actually wants to create a medical Tricorder.

August 21, 2013

As CEO of the X Prize Foundation, Peter Diamandis figured out how to use a competition to help drive innovation in private space flight. Here, he talk about the lessons he's learned along the way.

August 14, 2013

XPRIZE and Nokia has announced the 12 finalist teams for the first competition in the $2.25 million Nokia Sensing XCHALLENGE, two separate and consecutive competitions to advance sensing technologies that capture meaningful data about a consumer's...

August 05, 2013

When Walter De Brouwer's five-year-old son suffered a brain injury after falling from a 36-foot-high window in 2005, the Belgian inventor and his wife spent 10 long weeks in the intensive care unit, waiting helplessly while the doctors and nurses...

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