A Smarter Power Grid
New “power electronics” that swap voltage from line to line may be the best-and cheapest-fix for our aging electric grid.
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New superconducting cables are put to the test in Detroit.
Within a few years, DNA microarrays could help diagnose and treat this killer, perhaps even before tumors form.
The U.S. has spent decades quietly developing a new generation of battlefield lasers. Now they´re ready to fire.
A juggling unicyclist transformed “information” from a vague idea into a precise concept that underlies the digital revolution.
Plenty of curves lurk on the “intelligent highway.”
At 19, he revolutionized the selling of PCs. AT 36 he´s ready to take on HP, Sun, EMC and Cisco.
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September 23-25, 2014