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  1. The Bionic Eye | Steven Cantor

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    The “Bionic Eye”, created by Dr. Joseph Rizzo and Prof. John Wyatt, is aimed at restoring sight to patients who suffer from degenerative blindness. Join the conversation and tweet #BIONICEYE…

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    • Solar Roadways | Michéle Ohayon

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      What if roads and parking lots were solar, fueling enough energy from the sun to power nearby communities as well as electric vehicles? Scott and Julie Brusaw, the inventors/creators have the answer. Join…

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      • All Hail The Beat | Nelson George

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        The sounds of the Roland TR-808 drum machine inspire musicians around the world, even though the device hasn’t been made since 1984 and most of its avid users have never actually seen one. Join…

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        • Meet Mr. Toilet | Jessica Yu

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          For those without access to a simple toilet, poop can be poison. Businessman-turned-sanitation-superhero Jack Sim fights this oft-neglected crisis affecting 2.6 billion people... Join the conversation…

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          • Hilary's Straws | Phil Cox

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            One day, quadriplegic Hilary Lister and her friends smashed up and cannibalised a wheel chair, some metal pipes and a few electric circuit boards. The result was a unique technical invention that…

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            • Newtown Creek Digester Eggs: The Art of Human Waste | David Leitner

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              The Newtown Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, epitomizes what can be achieved by progressive government working with local activists to adopt the latest technology -- but it's…

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              • Focus Forward - Short Films, Big Ideas: Filmmaker Competition

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                CINELAN's Morgan Spurlock introduces the $200,000 Focus Forward Filmmaker Competition, inviting professional filmmakers to create a 3-minute film on the theme of innovation and human invention.…

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                • GE FOCUS FORWARD - Short Films, Big Ideas Trailer

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                  GE FOCUS FORWARD - Short Films, Big Ideas, a partnership between GE and CINELAN, is a new series of 30 three-minute films about innovative people who are reshaping the world through act or invention,…

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                  • Heart Stop Beating | Jeremiah Zagar

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                    Heart Stop Beating is the story of Billy Cohn & Bud Frazier, two visionary doctors from the Texas Heart Institute, who in March of 2011 successfully replaced a dying man's heart with a 'continuous…

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                    • The Landfill | Jessica Edwards & Gary Hustwit

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                      The United States produces 390 billion pounds of garbage every year, and finding places to dispose of it is a serious environmental and economic challenge. But what if we could change the way we think…

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