Top 25 Innovations

"Over the past quarter century, though, scientific innovation has made almost everything portable. That's how the cell phone and the laptop computer landed at Nos. 2 and 7, respectively, on a list of the top 25 innovations of the past 25 years, according to a panel of technology leaders assembled by the Lemelson-MIT Program, which promotes inventiveness in teens says the article Top 25: Innovations.

Below you can see the innovations, but not the number one that will be announced on January 16.

2. Cell phone
3. Personal computers
4. Fiber optics
5. E-mail
6. Commercialized GPS
7. Portable computers
8. Memory storage discs
9. Consumer level digital camera
10. Radio frequency ID tags
11. MEMS
12. DNA fingerprinting
13. Air bags
14. ATM
15. Advanced batteries
16. Hybrid car
17. OLEDs
18. Display panels
19. HDTV
20. Space shuttle
21. Nanotechnology
22. Flash memory
23. Voice mail
24. Modern hearing aids
25. Short Range, High Frequency Radio

From Bibi's box.