By Rena Pacella
Posted 01.16.2004 at 7:00 pm 0 Comments
Can an unappetizing meal maximize your memory?
You've received a flattering, if last-minute, invitation to Segway inventor Dean Kamen's private island off the Connecticut coast. What to do? A haircut and a new suit aren't going to impress a guy with more than 150 patents; you'll need to be witty, erudite, insightful. Don't despair: Research suggests that the following edibles may enhance your mental abilities for an hour or more.
Five amazing, clean technologies that will set us free, in this month's energy-focused issue. Also: how to build a better bomb detector, the robotic toys that are raising your children, a human catapult, the world's smallest arcade, and much more.