May 2014: The Invention Awards

Letter From The Editor


A flat bike helmet, a robotic exoskeleton, and more.

**Randal Koene is recruiting top neuroscientists to help him upload our brains to a computer, in the name of humanity. **By Adam Piore

**The rise and fall of scientific ideas. **By Katie Peek

Massive space rocks hurtle past Earth with frightening regularity. Some scientists want to deflect them. Others want to drag one closer. By James Vlahos




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