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
Nanoporous carbon could help power hybrid cars
Making cheaper, higher-energy batteries to store renewable energy
Capturing carbon dioxide through cement production