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NZ Herald: Crystal ball gazing into 2011

Peter Griffin posted in on January 5th, 2011.

An article in the Herald on Sunday looks forward into 2011, making predictions about a range of subjects from science and technology, to sport and entertainment. Gadgets such as the Yike-Bike and the iPad get a mention, as does Living Cell Technologies for its research in diabetes treatment. An excerpt: (read in full here) “Scientists […]

Kiwi Jetpack’s big unveiling

Peter Griffin posted in on July 29th, 2008.

Christchurch inventor Glenn Martin today unveiled his prototype jetpack at the Airventure airshow in Wisconsin. The New York Times has done an extensive story on Martin and his invention, which also featured on One News this evening. A description of Martin’s patent application for the propulsion device, filed in 2005, is outlined here. The Ultimate […]

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