Open competitions can help find an optimal solution to a well-understood problem, but they are a poor way to innovate.
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Genetic logic gates will enable biologists to program cells for chemical production and disease detection.
Students anywhere are being offered free instruction online. What will that do to the trillion-dollar education business?
The creative power of technology users awaits mining by companies, says Eric von Hippel.
The CEO of Eni would like to see new, cheaper solar technologies.
An independent report addresses tough policy questions faced by the new administration.
Tiny sensors can monitor cancer-causing agents and chemotherapy drugs in cells.
Treatments are being tested for three inherited forms.
GM is playing it safe with its promised electric car, choosing a veteran battery supplier.
Polymer patches hitched to the surfaces of immune cells can transport a variety of cargo.