Hoping to squeeze more products out of a sputtering drug pipeline, pharmaceutical makers are Aiming to exploit advances in molecular biology. That means changing everything from their corporate cultures to the nature of their university collaborations.
Scientists are gathering data to help Mexico City curb pollution.
Creating a vast personal digital archive to replace paper files is actually practicalalmost.
A robotic vacuum cleaner is putting iRobot and its three founders on the map.
Jeffrey Immelt, a former salesman now chairman and CEO of General Electric, tells why he has a "hot button" on technological innovation-and why he's beefing up R&D in nanotechnology, molecular imaging, hydrogen power, and more.
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Some technologies are so blatantly obnoxious that the human race would rejoice if they were summarily executed. A humorist and science fiction writer offers some candidates.
GE's Jeffrey Immelt sees high-tech firms dominating a slow-growth economy-and the biggest players becoming the biggest winners.
The king of online Computer sales is eyeing new markets in home entertainment.
Former Microsoft CTO Nathan Myhrvold laments that companies and even academics devote so little to the direct pursuit of invention.