Their bedside manner is a tad impersonal. But the computer-assisted robotic systems finding their way into today's operating room may someday save your life.
Becoming interconnected is no excuse for surrendering to the fallacious notion that our information work must be shared for free.
Researchers from Bell Labs are taking company ideas and using them to start new businesses, some of which could threaten Lucent's established product lines. So what's the company doing about it? Supporting them every step of the way.
A handful of hot startups are exploiting nature's own methods - vastly accelerated - in order to breed better detergents, drugs and crops.
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