SCIENTIST OF THE YEAR
8 A Clear Vision
For Karl Deisseroth, R&D Magazine’s Scientist of the Year, his two major scientific
breakthroughs are just a means to an end: understanding the human brain.
INNOVATOR OF THE YEAR
10 Leading the Bionic Age
Turning injury to success, Dr. Hugh Herr is at the forefront of the bionic age.
12 Multidisciplinary and Collaborative R&D
Strong working research teams are the driving trends for a proactive,
foward-looking approach to R&D.
16 A Zero Net Energy Teaching Laboratory
Heat pumps and filtered fume hoods can help achieve ZNE.
18 Steps Toward Sustainable High-Containment Laboratories
Modular laboratories offer a practical solution to energy efficiency and handling dangerous
pathogens we encounter today and in the future.
20 Lowering Resistance
Recent advancements in circuit design have allowed the latest magnetoresistive sensors to
outperform some well-established competitors.
22 The Next Big Things
Datalogging equipment is at the leading edge of the move toward the Internet of Things.
6 Editorial: Innovation’s Fine Line
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