In the 1990s U.S. companies cut costs, jettisoned marginal efforts, bolstered internal cooperation and formed strategic alliances. Hold on to your hats - universities are set to do the same.
Biomedicine: Scarcity of stem cells blocks biomedical progress
Legislation: Federal law aims to protect personal information.
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.