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◗ CONTENTS October 2018 Vol. 60, No. 3
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4 Los Alamos National Laboratory computational biologist
Dr. Bette Korber has been named the 2018 Scientist of the Year
for her work developing an investigational HIV preventive
10 R&D Magazine is proud to honor our exceptional
finalists for this year, each representing a significant
achievement in science and technology.
2018 R&D 100 CONFERENCE
27 The fourth annual R&D 100 Conference will be held at the
Waldorf Astoria in Orlando, FL, Nov. 15-16.
18 Taking Biotechnology to the Next Level With Automation
Automation, and the integration of other technological systems via Io T
and analytics platforms like machine learning, will form a major part of the
future of scientific laboratory work.
20 Understanding the Role of Carbon Fiber in 3D Printing
Several additive manufacturing companies offer printers capable of
printing in carbon fiber, however that doesn’t necessarily mean the parts
are ready to go from the print bed straight to a manufacturing
22 Creating More Sustainable Water Systems by Taking Lessons from the
Water and energy are critically interdependent, and just as energy is
generated distributed, and stored, doing the same with water could
improve the resilience of both systems.
24 Getting Ahead of Demand: Using Intelligence Foresight to Better
An increasing pace of change means R&D teams need better forecasting
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