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  1. Positron Dynamics Paves the Road to the Final Frontier

    By Joel Greenberg Ever since Jules Verne and before — perhaps as early as the 5th century B.C. — writers, philosophers and scientists have brought fantasies to life about spaceships carrying humans to other planets, solar systems and galaxies. Of all the potential targets, only the moon thus far has hosted Earthling “boots on the ground.” Next on most…

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  2. AquaFresco Is Cleaning Up The Way We Do Laundry

    by Joel Greenberg Most college kids make their way through school giving nary a thought to two little words: clean clothes. Gather them up before break, take them home, and hand them to mom and dad to wash for the next semester. But PhD candidates at MIT are wired differently. And because three of them…

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  3. G-Tech is Following Their Gut to Help Doctor’s Heal Your Belly

    By Joel Greenberg When Steve Axelrod was earning his Ph.D. in particle physics from Yale and his post-doc from Stanford, he thought he might spend his professional life probing the secrets of the cosmos, the beginnings of the Big Bang and the mysteries of the Higgs boson, a seminal component of physics theory. The last…

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  4. Thermal Recharging Technology: A Game Changing Clean Energy Source

    By Joel Greenberg On June 1, 2009, Air France Flight 447 — bound from Rio de Janeiro to Paris with 228 people aboard — plummeted mysteriously into the Atlantic Ocean, coming to rest some 2.5 miles below the surface, off the Northeast Coast of Brazil. The cause of, and circumstances surrounding the crash essentially remained a mystery until nearly…

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  5. Realizing the Promise of Immuno-Oncology

    by Tony Chen In the war against cancer, the promise of immunotherapy has led to major breakthroughs in the last 5 years. This field is growing at a dizzying speed. The rapid growth has not gone unnoticed: billion dollar initiatives are being undertaken by the government, S&P500 companies, and a Silicon Valleylegend. And while increased…

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