As U.S. spending on industrial research and development flags, a few companies are trying to invent new rules.
Overcoming the Short-Term Syndrome
Compensation Beyond the Call of Duty
Spider webs and other proteins inspire engineers
Avoiding the Potholes on Optical Highways
Looking for light at the end of a chip
Tuning in Hot Signals
They shall beat their swords into plowshares, and their spears into pruninghooks: nation shall not lift up sword against nation, neither shall they learn war any more.
The Discreet Disappearance of the Bourgeoisie
Europe has bet heavily on HDTV. The outcome may presage whether 1992 will mark the emergence of a unified technological power.
Tacky Lasers are the Tiniest yet
Coping with Math Anxiety
Thinking of Machines
Hillis & Company race toward a teraflops
The Analytical Economist
Bell Labs seeks a new model for industrial research
QWIPs offer a new way to see in the dark
An Illusion of Economic Stability?
Trading Leisure Time for More Goods?
A zinc compound adds to the laser spectrum