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Sunday, November 02, 2008

TIME's Best Inventions of 2008

Time - by Jeremy Caplan, Kristina Dell, Andrea Dorfman, Laura Fitzpatrick, Justin Fox, Sean Gregory, Lev Grossman, Barbara Kiviat, Jeffrey Kluger, Richard Lacayo, Michael Lemonick, Lisa McLaughlin, Jay Newton-Small, Alice Park, Mark Thompson, Bryan Walsh and Rebecca Winters Keegan.

From a genetic testing service to an invisibility cloak to an ingenious public bike system to the world's first moving skyscraper — here are TIME's picks for the top innovations of 2008.

    * 1. The Retail DNA Test
    * 2. The Tesla Roadster
    * 3. The Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter
    * 4.
    * 5. The Large Hadron Collider
    * 6. The Global Seed Vault
    * 7. The Chevy Volt
    * 8. Bullets That Shoot Bullets
    * 9. The Orbital Internet
    * 10. The World's Fastest Computer

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