IBM builds services-based R&D.
Transmeta was to be a market-grabbing pioneer in chips.
Microsoft's Beijing lab is spearheading a new way to turn research into products.
How do you survive when it could take decades to build your product?
Sometimes it makes sense to give away your core assets.
Can it cash in on cloned cats?
Chips based on magnetic nanoparticles could lead to low-power, programmable logic.
New pyramidal structures made out of DNA could be the basis of complex molecular devices.
A wobbly new molecule called DTA is moving in a straight line toward nanomanufacturing.