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A Confederacy of Smarts

A Confederacy of Smarts

Can Microsoft's assemblage of all-star researchers transform computing?

May 24, 2004 — Gary Stix

Nano Patterning

IBM brings closer to reality chips that put themselves together

March 1, 2004

Breath Takers

A quixotic career-long quest to diagnose disease simply by exhaling

December 1, 2003 — Gary Stix

Alchemy of a Supermetal

Serendipity delivers a process that may cut the cost of a high-tech material

September 15, 2003 — Steven Ashley

Hands of Light

Moving particles with photons leads to a new form of nanomanufacturing

August 1, 2003 — Gary Stix

Signal Jammer

An academic experiment leads to a new class of drug for attacking heart disease

June 9, 2003 — Gary Stix
The Abyss Transit System

The Abyss Transit System

James Cameron commissions the making of robots for a return to the Titanic

May 12, 2003 — Gary Stix

X-ray Proofing

To save himself, a physician enters the rag trade

May 1, 2003 — Steven Ashley

Working Weeds

A German company develops a way to peek into plant metabolism

March 10, 2003 — Kathryn Brown

Type It Anywhere

An alumni reunion leads to technology that could banish undersize keypads

December 16, 2002 — Mike May

The Universal Biosensor

A drug company tries to make a detector that can find nearly any biopathogen

October 15, 2002 — Gary Stix