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Stroke of Genius

Oct 29, 2018

In this episode, we’ll meet David Hall, the IPO Education Foundation’s 2018 Inventor of The Year Award winner. He'll share his experience through a grueling race in the desert and how it birthed the autonomous vehicle movement. Then we'll take a forward look into the future of Hall’s manufacturing plant and learn...


Oct 22, 2018

In this episode, we’ll examine inventions that are transforming disabilities into extra-abilities. We’ll hear the harrowing tale that led to one mountain climber's career as a prolific inventor, explore the relationship between science and design, and learn how advanced prosthetic devices could change music...


Oct 15, 2018

In this episode, we begin by taking a sprint through the history of eye surgery. We’ll learn how a cultural pioneer used her work in Ophthalmology to break down large social barriers, how thanksgiving leftovers led to a breakthrough for LASIK eye surgery, and finally, we’ll check-in with a visionary inventor and eye...


Oct 15, 2018

In the season premiere of “Stroke of Genius”, we’ll explore inventions at the intersection of food and convenience. We’ll tell the story behind one of the most referenced inventions in American History: the bread slicing machine, we’ll uncover the long and winding path that has led to the modern refrigerator,...


Oct 8, 2018

Join Historian of Science and Technology Reporter, Lauren Hutchinson, in exploring inventions, the inventors behind them, and the role intellectual property plays in dreams becoming reality! Subscribe now on the Apple Podcasts app and tune in October 15th for the first two episodes.

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