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2020 Inductee Class Announced
Here's everything you need to know about the world-changing innovators in the National Inventors Hall of Fame Class of 2020

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How the First Sports Bra Got its Stabilizing Start

It was 1977, and Hinda Miller, Lisa Lindahl and Polly Smith were doubled over with raucous laughter. They say their very clothing was in jeopardy.

The Inspiring Story Behind One of the 20th Century’s Least-Appreciated Innovations

The Inspiring Story Behind One Of The 20th Century’s Least-Appreciated Innovations—The Sports Bra.

The History of the Hard Hat

With some canvas, leather, shelac and black paint, inventor Edward Bullard helped America usher in a new era of workplace safety.

Winnipeg-Born Inventor Being Inducted into Hall of Fame

A Winnipegger who created the automatic tourniquet system -- now used in surgeries all over the world -- is being inducted into the U.S.-based National Inventors Hall of Fame.

Hall of Fame Inventor’s Journey Started in R.I.

The path that led Dana Bookbinder to buy a tuxedo because he had so many awards to accept at black-tie galas, such as his induction in May into the National Inventors Hall of Fame, started at the sidewalk in front of his grandparents’ house on Homer Street in Providence.

Creators of the Sports Bra Will Join Inventors Hall of Fame

The National Inventors Hall of Fame announced its newest class of inductees, including a three-woman team credited with creating the sports bra.

The Inventors Hall of Fame Honors Pioneering Brainiacs

Every year since its founding in 1973, the NIHF welcomes a new group of brainy hotshots to join its ranks. This year's inductees were announced at CES in Las Vegas.

UW Team Wins Award at Inventors Competition

A student team from the University of Washington (UW) won the Graduate Runner-Up award at the Collegiate Inventors Competition

Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine Student a Finalist in Collegiate Inventors Competition

Allisa Song, a second-year medical student at Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine, and her teammates will head to Virginia this month as graduate finalists in the 2019 Collegiate Inventors Competition.

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