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Seven Must-Read Stories (Week Ending August 23, 2013)

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  • August 23, 2013
  1. Innovators Under 35 | 2013
    Our 13th annual celebration of people who are driving the next generation of technological breakthroughs.
  2. A Nuclear Reactor Competitive with Natural Gas
    General Atomics has applied for DOE funds to commercialize a nuclear reactor that could lower electricity costs by 40 percent.
  3. The Man Who Drew Up Sony’s Next Game Plan
    Mark Cerny’s journey from 17-year-old Atari programmer to lead architect of Sony Computer Entertainment will define the next blockbuster games console.
  4. Devices Connect with Borrowed TV Signals and Need No Power Source
    Devices that can make wireless connections even without an onboard battery could spread computing power into everything you own.
  5. Seven over 70
    To complement our list of young innovators, here are several who have been at it for decades.
  6. Dropbox and Similar Services Can Sync Malware
    A growing body of research shows how to use cloud storage synchronization services to get around firewalls.
  7. Implanted Device Controls Rheumatoid Arthritis
    A nerve-stimulating electrical implant could give people a drug-free alternative to current treatments.

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