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.
2009 Innovator of the Year: Kevin Fu
2009 Humanitarian of the Year: José Gómez-Márquez
Offering consumers whole-genome sequencing--and software to interpret it
Practical medical devices for use in poor countries
A children’s toy inspires a cheap, easy production method for high-tech diagnostic chips
Quantitative tools offer new insights into evolution