In synthesizing drugs for glaucoma and arthritis, chemist Percy Lavon Julian found inspiration amidst adversity.
Chinese manufacturers aren’t just copying products conceived in the West: they’re improving them.
Magnetic storms touched off by the sun disrupt communications on earth, but John Foster’s research at Haystack Observatory will help mitigate those effects in the future.
Michael Moritz shares insights-from Yahoo!, PayPal, and now Google-about how the Web really works.
New physics-based software renders virtual human skin more realistically than previous computer models.
Want to have doctors wrapped around your finger? A ring sensor monitors temperature, heart rate, and other vital signs.
A material based on a modified form of natural silk could replace torn knee ligaments.
A wire that radiates sound could bust blood clots and unblock coronary arteries.