We round up this week's most intriguing items from around the Web.
Monsanto wants to monopolize basic methods in agricultural biotech. A badly misguided patent office stands ready to help.
Patenting and licensing at U.S. universities is going strong. Biotech in particular gets high marks.
Say hello to some of the hottest young companies ushering university research to the marketplace.
Can neuroinformatics bring the decades-old technology out into the real world?
Some bleak day, Microsoft's Farsite might just save your computing hide.
Rethinking Corporate Research: Why and how IBM restored its world-class labs to business relevance.
Well-trained device takes small steps for an aging mankind.