Since 1999, the editors of Technology Review have honored the young innovators whose inventions and research we find most exciting; today that collection is the TR35, a list of technologists and scientists, all under the age of 35. Their work--spanning medicine, computing, communications, electronics, nanotechnology, and more--is changing our world.
2008 Innovator of the Year: JB Straubel
2008 Humanitarian of the Year: Aimée Rose
Probing chemical reactions in the body
Designing microbes to make fuels and drugs
Portable nuclear magnetic resonance