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As scientific consultant for The Hulk, John Underkoffler developed a plausible explanation for the comic-strip character's researcher-to-green-creature transformation.
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Up-and-coming researchers, technologists, and entrepreneurs convene at MIT to celebrate their achievements and reaffirm their hopes for the future.
How a Greek doctor accidentally discovered one of the most effective cancer-screening tests.
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Customers want the opportunity to convince themselves that new products are indispensable.
European countries are imposing a patchwork of tough restrictions that are impeding research.
Hoping to squeeze more products out of a sputtering drug pipeline, pharmaceutical makers are Aiming to exploit advances in molecular biology. That means changing everything from their corporate cultures to the nature of their university collaborations.