A big group of plastic surgeons say that chin enhancement was the fastest growing surgical procedure they performed for cosmetic purposes in the U.S. last year. More than 20,000 chin operations were performed in 2011, a 71 percent increase compared with 2010.
As federal and state funds for higher education dry up, many universities are putting new emphasis on Tech Transfer -- patenting and licensing inventions made by faculty members. These inventions can be profitable, but critics warn there are pitfalls."
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