Archive for the ‘Invention’ Category

Computer Model Predicts Most Deadly Lung Cancer

Posted by Lance Murray

Researchers at the UT Southwestern Medical Center have developed a computer model that is able to predict the most deadly lung cancer by evaluating a fraction of the more than 900 differences in shape and structure of cancer cells.

The …

On Tap: State of Higher Education, South Side Art Walk, & Entrepreneur Summit

Posted by Jana J. Pruet

North Texas is a big place, with plenty to do, see, hear, and watch. So, we scour the internet every week to find events and activities for you.  As always, events may change at any time, so check event website

Safe & Secure: Knightscope Robots are on Patrol

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

Armed with 360-degree cameras, license plate recognition, and the ability to sniff out and identify cell phones, the new K3 and K5 autonomous robots could revolutionize building security and, someday, law enforcement.

Developed by Knightscope, the wheeled robots have been

Plano Company Offers Visual
Reminder for Traffic Safety

Posted by Heather Noel

Frank Rosello can trace his Plano company to a few words scrawled in Sharpie on a rear-view mirror.

“Don’t text and drive,” it read.

Frank Rosello

Rosello’s friend and business partner, Paul Marcus, saw the message when another friend gave …

Blockchain Backers Want to Unleash Tech’s Potential

Posted by Lance Murray

Blockchain, the technology used by Bitcoin for financial transactions, is gaining support as a way for doctors and health-care institutions to share a patient’s medical information.

Currently, electronic health records are used by many hospitals, but they are very difficult …

Humans Could Benefit from Songbird Brain Research

Posted by Lance Murray

Researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center’s Peter O’Donnell Jr. Brain Institute are using songbirds to “watch” how the brain learns.

By mapping the the neural processes involved as zebra finches learn mating songs, the scientists hope they will be able …

Meet Botlr, the Delivery Robot at Love Field’s Newest Hotel

Posted by Heather Noel

Room service will have a tech-infused twist at the dual-branded Aloft and Element hotel near Dallas Love Field.

Resembling a sleek, hourglass-shaped trash can, the 3-foot-tall Relay robot named Botlr can greet guests at their doorways with extra towels, a …

RewardStyle App Turns Screenshot into Shopping List

Posted by Lance Murray

See it. Want it. Screenshot it.

Dallas startup rewardStyle has launched a new app this week that allows users to create a shopping list of home decor, clothing, and accessories by simply taking a screenshot of the items.


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Bell FCX-001 Concept Takes a Whirl at the Future

Posted by Lance Murray

Fort Worth-based Bell Helicopter has been showcasing its futuristic FCX-001 concept helicopter this week at the Heli-Expo at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas, and it’s anything but a typical whirlybird.

The innovative design has a sleek silver …

‘Create the Future’ Design Contest Open for Entries

Posted by Julia Falcon

Engineers, entrepreneurs, and students from around the world will vie for a chance to win $20,000 in the 15th Annual “Create the Future” design contest where contestants submit innovative ideas that could benefit society and the economy. 

Entries have …