There are leaner times ahead for departments relying on the endowment, but the Institute's finances remain strong.
Quirky customs reflect the Institute's character and culture.
For years we've tolerated buggy, bloated, badly organized computer programs. But soon, we'll innovate, litigate and regulate them into reliability.
They don't have fancy 3-D graphics, but video games for handheld devices stand poised to capture a huge U.S. market. Why? Because we all have to wait.
A possible solution to the Yucca Mountain controversy.
The army grows firms that may wire the battlefield.
New drugs kill tumors from the inside out.
Isolating bits on a disk drive could shatter storage limits.
Boeing's "electronic flight bag" brings more computation to the skies.
New chemical-synthesis methods help researchers build more varied and complex drug candidates.