The key to superefficient automotive systems: software.
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A veteran presidential science advisor examines bioterrorism, dirty bombs and smuggled nukes--and details how to stop them.
The complacency firewalls breed is ultimately more damaging than the computer pirates they keep out.
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With just homemade needles and some cells from an ear biopsy, Jose Cibelli of Cyagra demonstrates how to build a blue-ribbon steer.
A burgeoning hacker culture points to promise in Africa.
The 2002 University Research Scorecard shows that even in lean times, innovation pays.
Are states abusing their immunity from intellectual property laws?
How the burgeoning wireless technology could corrupt the system used today.