New Web-based services don't just store your data online -- they keep it synchronized across your laptop, desktop, and mobile phone.
An efficient handheld generator could help bring computing to the world's poor.
A study of long-lived families will help isolate the genetic mysteries that allow some people to live disease-free into their nineties and beyond.
A design with holes in it could replace polymer-coated stents, which have been linked to heart attacks.
HP's tiny chip could offer a new way for storing and sharing video, audio, and pictures.
Have a big music collection? Try organizing it by feeling.
A new way to reduce friction at the nanoscale could enable the commercialization of nano mechanical devices, including ones for data storage.
New brain-imaging techniques could teach people to strengthen the parts of the brain that control attention.
A new way to build small microphones may be a boon for VoIP and laptops users.
Affordable solar power using auto parts could make this electricity source far more available.