Telecommunications: Local optical networks skip the fibers.
Biotechnology: Firm set to mine Framingham Heart Study.
Seeing is no longer believing. The image you see on the evening news could well be a fake - a fabrication of fast new video-manipulation technology.
At 45, Bill Gates may be unable to remove the silicon handcuffs of his past success.
Computers that tap the bizarre properties of subatomic particles might calculate with awesome speed-cracking codes that stymie conventional machines.
Science and technology could transform our world-if it weren't for human nature.
The differential analyzer showed the world machines could compute.
By legalizing the copying of e-books, we can turn copyright back into the industrial regulation it once was.
Imagine computers orders of magnitude more powerful and far cheaper than today's machines. That's one promise of a field that uses individual molecules as microscopic switches.
DNA-based PCs? Doubtful. But DNA might do some computing-while assembling nanostructures.