Cryptographers will compete to define a new standard.
A portable sensor spots circulatory shock to save lives.
A cheap chip rapidly identifies cancer proteins in a drop of blood.
New designs for materials that repel all liquids.
A new project collects traffic data from GPS-enabled cell phones.
Synthetic biology could yield microbes that fight cavities and produce vitamins.
A new optical etching technique could lead to faster microchips.
Researchers have made new nano building blocks for optical computing and solar-cell coatings.
Sensors could one day diagnose and treat a soldier's injuries.