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The new class of Invention Ambassadors represent the spirit of today’s inventors through their dedication to improving the world we live in and inspiring the next generation of inventors. They are a diverse group of eight inventors who are driving advancements in accessibility, security, healthcare delivery, and sustainability, among other areas. Members of this class include representatives of the public and private sectors, small businesses, academia, and Fortune 500 companies.

Learn more about our 2018-2019 Invention Ambassadors and Alumni Ambassadors.

The Randall's Pistol Shrimp is known as the candy cane shrimp for its red and white or red and transparent striped body.
Some people think this fungus looks like a bloody tooth, while others think it resembles a tasty pastry. What do you think?
This post in the Spotlight on Science Writers series comes from Sandra Markle, author of The Case of the Vanishing Golden Frogs.
Another installment in a series about amazing organisms you might not have heard of.
Inventors haven't always been appreciated in academia, but the ambassadors say their work has the potential to solve global challenges.