Mothers of invention

“I think that’s the mark of a good inventor, you’re curious, you’re determined, you’re open, you’re coming at problems in new ways and then you have the follow through. I think part of that may be confidence and a willingness to plow ahead. I think ultimately that makes for successful inventors.”

  • 04/02/2012

Problems to solve: Sandra Brick shows a woman’s place is in the patent office

Let’s admit it-when we hear “inventions,” we think of scientific gadgets and gizmos, complicated devices making whirring noises. Turns out

  • 04/01/2012

Mothers of invention: Women invent Kevlar, signal flares and more

The nuggets of truth became the gems. Catherine Thimmesh didn’t set out to write a book about women inventors. The

  • 04/01/2012