Innovation - Page 42

Study reveals bilingual people are faster thinkers

Bilingual adults are better able to create complex ideas, solve problems, and quickly move between sets of thoughts, according to a new study.

New apps help you snag some private time

Apps to avoid your ex? Cloak and Split -- which help you avoid people you don't like offline -- are a new form of social media app.

How diapers from jellyfish could help the environment

Diapers from jellyfish could be the next big thing in eco-friendly parenting. An Israeli company developed a super-absorbent material using jellyfish flesh.

Parents, don't cancel your kids' music lessons just yet

Music learning app technology developed by Israeli startup JoyTunes helps make practicing music easy and fun. Learn about JoyTunes' music learning app.

Need a personal assistant? This busy mom invented one

The personal assistant app 24me was invented by a busy mom and her husband. Learn more about this personal assistant app that can help organize your life.

Finally, someone figured out how to make a printer fit in your pocket

A team of designers and robotics experts developed a mini mobile printer that draws images or text on any size paper. Meet the mini mobile pocket printer.

She's changing how the world thinks about banking reform

Her work on banking reform landed Israeli economist and Stanford professor Anat Admati a spot on Time magazine's list of 100 most influential people.

App helps support independent coffee shops in NYC and Israel

Independent coffee shops get a boost from CUPS, which recently expanded to New York and lets subscribers drink unlimited coffee at independent coffee shops.

Vent here: App connects businesses and customers

An app for customer reviews that lets business owners get feedback instantly, privately and directly, Owner Listens connects business owners with customers.

How gene silencing could help save the honey bees

Gene silencing in honey bees is the focus of a team of researchers in Israel. The team is saving bees from varroa mites through a gene silencing technique.

Mom's invention lets special-needs children walk for the first time

When Debby Elnatan's son, Rotem, was born with cerebral palsy, doctors told her he would never be able to walk.For the first couple of years, Elnatan, who l

Hands-free app will forever change the way you take selfies

The new app, CamMe, uses high-tech hand gestures to free photographers from all those awkward angles.

Feed your cat from miles away with bizarre new invention

Cat2See allows you to interact and play with your pets over the Internet, no matter how far from home you are.

Say goodbye to dead phone batteries

Using bio-organic technology discovered during research into Alzheimer's disease, StoreDot says its prototype can recharge your phone battery in 30 seconds.

New technology lets paralyzed users live hands-free

Sesame Enable gives users the ability to flip through e-books, make calls and surf the web with only their heads.