Shepherd was always bothered by the inefficiencies – especially the lack of leverage – in the internal combustion engine.
Gregg Homer, founder of Stroma Medical in Laguna Beach, Calif., told the Daily News he’s already tested the irreversible cosmetic treatment on about 12 volunteers in Mexico, safely removing small patches of brown pigment from at least one eye in each subject.
SmartCap is a small, reusable cap that prevents tubes of caulking from drying out.
Alexander Fleming discovered the active substance that he termed “penicillin” while working on the influenza virus.
Schroeder was a first-time gardener a few years ago when she got an unpleasant surprise while inspecting her produce.
“I’ve always liked problem solving, and with my background in computers, I decided to come up with a ‘turtle friendly’ flashlight,” he said.
Pete Vinal from Wilmington invented the Drink Genie, and it’s safe to say it grants the wishes of those constantly on the go.
In late 2007, Timothy Bourke presented brother, Andrew Bourke with the idea to create a device that would eliminate the need to tie and untie knots, allowing anyone to secure (and un-secure) items when having to use rope.
The gadget made it into 132 Fred Meyer stores in June, but staying there meant selling at least 480.
Inventor Sir Harry Coover worked for the Eastman Kodak Company in 1942, and was actually trying to find the best material to make a transparent plastic gun sight.