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Stories of Discovery and Invention

10/16/2015
AAU Universities: Helping Solve the Fresh Water Puzzle [+]


01/10/2014
Riding the Wave of Federal Investment: How Federal Research Made the iPad Possible (printable version) [+]


11/19/2013
Open the AAU Medicine Cabinet to See NIH-Funded Discoveries (one-page handout) [+]







05/12/2011
Semiconductors – How Basic Research Powers our World [+]


05/12/2011
Federally Funded Basic Research -- The Foundation Upon Which the iPod is Built [+]




10/20/2010
Technology-Driven Innovation in Plastics [+]


10/20/2010
R&D in the Semiconductor Industry: What Does the Future Hold? [+]


10/20/2010
How DOE Science Helps U.S. Industry--A View from the Auto Industry [+]


10/15/2010
DOD Research: Empowering and Supporting Our Troops in Combat [+]


10/04/2010
Automotive Applications of Basic Research--handout version [+]


08/04/2010
Google - It Began with an NSF Grant (handout) [+]


07/15/2010
Vaccines Today: Faster Than Ever [+]


07/15/2010
Diagnostic Tools and Treatments: Basic Research Saves Lives [+]


07/09/2010
GPS: Launched from Basic Research [+]


03/02/2010
Making the Invisible, Visible Through Infrared Technology [+]


06/02/2009
Basic Research: DOE, NSF, NIST, and DOD Drive Innovation [+]


05/15/2009
The Laser: “A Solution Looking for a Problem” [+]