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Overcoming Self

A company tries to turn the immune system against cancer

July 1, 2004 — Gary Stix

Nano Patterning

IBM brings closer to reality chips that put themselves together

March 1, 2004 — Gary Stix

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

October 1, 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

July 1, 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

January 1, 2003 — Mike May

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