What do a 17th-century Swedish warship, an opulent Chicago theater and a Kansas City hotel "skyway" have in common? All met catastrophic ends--and they have important lessons to teach today's innovators.
Innovators sell customers on keeping up with the Joneses--or the Gateses.
Microsoft's former technology chief is branching out. He's looking for industries where efficiencies multiply every couple of years--in infotech, sure, but biology too.
Straight from the lab: technology's first draft.
Controversy has surrounded the advent of every reproductive technology from artificial insemination to in vitro fertilization. Still, human cloning, like its forerunners, will happen.
An old radio technology learns some new tricks.
IBM researchers unveil software that will help businesses coordinate services.
New weather-prediction system will soon allow more precise air-traffic routing.
Fingerprinting firms crack down on illicit file-sharing.