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March 23, 2017

On This Day: March 23

March 23, 1903: The Wright brothers filed for “Flying Machine” patent (Live Science) The long-missing patent paperwork filed by aviation pioneers Orville and Wilbur Wright on March 23,1903, included a diagram of their invention, their petition for patent approval, the patent…
March 21, 2017

3-D printing with cellulose

(MIT News, 3/3/17) World’s most abundant polymer could rival petroleum-based plastics as source of printing feedstock. For centuries, cellulose has formed the basis of the world’s most abundantly printed-on material: paper. Now, thanks to new research at MIT, it may…
March 16, 2017

History of Women In Technology

A quick look at the history of technology will reveal that women have been involved from the beginning. Starting with Ada Lovelace, the world’s first computer programmer, women have been innovators in technology for years. Here’s a closer look at…