Cynics be damned! From an oven that turns seawater into drinking water, to a pair of 3-D printed arms that let a toddler hug her mom for the first time, these products made a positive contribution to thousands of lives this year.
Scientists at the Semitic Museum are using a CNC router to re-create a statue destroyed 3,000 years ago.
John Chae creates spectacular works that straddle art history and millennial meme, but even he has no idea what to call them.
Tokyo-based h220430” designed the Owl Chair with a little help from a class full of kindergartners.
Little Sun, a solar-powered lamp, is an energy-efficient alternative to the commonly used kerosene lanterns used in rural communities lacking access to electricity.
A clever low-cost light fills a clear gap in the market--while also providing a new business opportunity.
Delaware researchers are using Lego plastic to print lightweight robotic exoskeletons for growing kids.
Inspired by last year’s earthquake and tsunami in Japan, Hikaru Imamura transformed an oil drum into a care package with enough provisions to sustain 30 people for two days.
A group of product designers have developed a major innovation in pediatric medicine.
Gabriele Diamanti hopes to see local craftsmen all over the world adapt his design.
Developed by two product design students, GiraDora could be the next big social innovation.