Commonly refers to a device or idea created to fulfill a purpose.

Articles on that refer to Invention

How To Make a Nanodiamond By Robert A. Freitas Jr.
Chapter One: The Law of Time and Chaos By Ray Kurzweil
From ENIAC to Everyone By Alexander Randall 5th
$500,000 Lemelson-MIT Prize awarded to futurist who makes a career of helping others By Lemelson-MIT Program
Inventing Modern America: Book Launch and Panel Discussion with Lemelson-Prize Inventors By and Lucas Hendrich
The Future of Libraries, Part 1: The Technology of the Book By Ray Kurzweil
Nanomedicine By Robert A. Freitas Jr.
Chapter 2: The Principles of Change By K. Eric Drexler
2050 Global Normative Scenarios By Jerome C. Glenn and Theodore J. Gordon
Kurzweil Inducted into National Inventors Hall of Fame By National Inventors Hall of Fame

News Articles that refer to Invention

Kurzweil, Rapoport receive national inventors awards
The Muse Is in the Software
Kurzweil given Second Annual American Composers Orchestra Award
Kurzweil awarded MIT's Lemelson Prize for Invention and Innovation
A Robot That Thrives on Slugs
Kurzweil inducted into National Inventors Hall of Fame
Kurzweil receives honorary doctorate at Landmark College
Inventors forecast 21st century innovations at Patent & Trademarks Office bicentennial
More Than Good Intentions: Holding Fast to Faith in Free Will
Tiny Ideas Coming of Age