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Today's Tomorrow - As the century turns, technology experts predict what tomorrow will bring.
Top Ten Disruptive Technologies - While some inventions have little impact on our lives, other technologies change the world.
8 Technologies for a Green Future - Imagine what the future might hold in response to the planet's most pressing problems 
7 Technologies that changed the World - In recent years, technology has infiltrated our lives with many innovations that were not there thirty years ago. These innovations have changed the way we communicate, do business, and find information.
10 Most Disruptive Technology Combinations -  Sometimes two technologies must be paired together before they have a huge disruptive effect on the high-tech world.
Health Technologies - In just a century, the average life expectancy in the United States jumped from age 47 to age 77! Designated as one of the twenty greatest engineering achievements in the 20th century, health technology has made amazing advances

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Inventor Dean Kamen Fascinating facts about Dean Kamen inventor of the Segway Transporation System in 2001.

Dean Kamen - The Colbert Report - 4/5/10 - Video Clip | Comedy Central

Apr 5, 2010 ... ColbertNation.com video - Dean Kamen demonstrates how his prosthetic arm invention helps soldiers feed themselves. 


Welcome to DEKA Research and Development

About DEKA · Our Founder ·  Deka in the News · Research and Development ·

About Segway - Who We Are

In 2001, Dean Kamen announced the arrival of the first self-balancing, zero emissions personal transportation vehicle: the Segway® Personal Transporter (PT) ...

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20th Century - the technology, science, and inventions by decades

 From Wikipedia: Timeline of Historic Inventions To be Used for Ideas only!

Medical Innovations 
The 19 Biggest Medical Breakthroughs of the Decade


EBooks - eBooks on a variety of issues from Gale Virtual Reference Library. Includes topics such as artificial intelligence, bioethics, genetics, and virtual reality.

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Gale Encyclopedia of Genetic Disorders
. Brigham Narins, ed. 2nd ed. Detroit: Gale, 2006. 1563 pp. 2 vols.

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Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine
. 3rd ed. Detroit: Gale, 2006. 4475 pp. 5 vols.
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Alternative Energy
. Neil Schlager and Jayne Weisblatt, eds. Detroit: UXL, 2007. 409 pp. 3 vols.

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The Gale Encyclopedia of Science
. K. Lee Lerner and Brenda Wilmoth Lerner, eds. 4th ed. Detroit: Gale, 2008. 4992 pp. 6 vols.