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Father of inventions

Inventor Dean Kamen will address the Build Boston convention tomorrow. Inventor Dean Kamen will address the Build Boston convention tomorrow. (
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By Joan Anderman
Globe Staff / November 19, 2009

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Dean Kamen is known as the brainiac who invented the Segway transporter, the iBOT all-terrain wheelchair, the first insulin pump, and countless other ground-breaking devices. He’s less famous for founding FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology), an annual robotics competition for students. A recent telephone chat with the New Hampshire inventor and entrepreneur suggests that Kamen’s passion ... (Full article: 522 words)

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