Short items of interest.
An advance at Toshiba could speed adoption of quantum cryptography.
Targeting misfolded proteins could usher in a brand new class of drugs.
A new system could speed the mail and spare the postal worker.
Big engines get a green sheen.
Sims creator Will Wright faces his next challenge: everything.
Foreign-owned R&D centers are flourishing.
Samsung meets them; eBay does not.
Population genomics is expanding our knowledge of human diversity. What role should race have in drug development?
Spooked by terrorist attacks, the U.S. is devoting much of its R&D to defense and homeland security.