Some have it, some don't.
An advance at Toshiba could speed adoption of quantum cryptography.
Foreign-owned R&D centers are flourishing.
Samsung meets them; eBay does not.
Spooked by terrorist attacks, the U.S. is devoting much of its R&D to defense and homeland security.
Open-source software and speech technology could help this multicultural country pull itself into the information technology big leagues.
A country that engineered itself into existence is tapping into its centuries-old expertise in handling water.
Germans are working on networked automobiles, safer nuclear plants, and neurotechnology.
Chinese researchers are pursuing a SARS vaccine--and energy and computing independence.
Biotech innovations improve the country's core industries of mining and salmon fishing.