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Thursday, November 09, 2006
Cheap, Superefficient Solar
Solar-power modules that concentrate the power of the sun are becoming more viable.
Software Learns to Tag Photos
Thousands of online images from Flickr have already been tagged accurately by a new software program.
Watching Bacteria Evolve in the Lab
Tracking rapid genetic changes will help researchers engineer ethanol- and antibiotic-producing microbes.
Wednesday, November 08, 2006
A Good Read
The new Sony Reader is the coolest e-book device yet--for those who can stomach the price of e-content.
Retinal Transplant Restores Vision in Mice
Transplanting stem cells into retinas replaces light-sensitive photoreceptors that have been lost to eye disease.
Visual Search for Better Online Shopping
A new website lets people search for hard-to-describe items by using pictures instead of words.
Silicon and Sun
In his lab facing the Pacific Ocean, Daniel Morse is learning new ways to build complex semiconductor devices for cheaper, more efficient solar cells. He has an unlikely teacher: sea sponges.
Tuesday, November 07, 2006
Hack: How to Steal an Election
Princeton University computer scientists expose the weakness of a diebold voting machine.
The Levers of Power
Why voting in the U.S. remains disorganized.
Electricity from Sugar Water
Researchers announce a faster way to make hydrogen from cheap biomass.
Mass Producing Engineered Organs
Bioartificial kidneys seem to work, but can we make enough for everyone who needs one?
Hubble Will Peer Deeper into Universe's Mysteries
With the addition of two new research tools, NASA's repair mission should greatly improve the data gathered by the space telescope.
Monday, November 06, 2006
Super-vivid, super-efficient displays
New OLED displays for mobile gadgets are poised for debut in U.S. and European markets.
Learn While You Sleep
German researchers have found that by using the right timing and electrical stimulation, they can improve a person's ability to remember facts.
The Future of Cell Phones
Nokia's head of R&D discusses technology that could shape the look, feel, and function of mobile devices in the next few years.
Evolutionary Design
Computers can provide design variations that no human would have imagined.
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Letter from the Editor: Innovation
Smarter Prosthetics
Artificial Muscle
Music-Making For All
Global Warming
Stem Cell Research

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