Table: Research Frontiers

With a $100 million upgrade to its storied R&D center, GE is on a quest for the next blockbuster technologies


MEDICAL SYSTEMS MOLECULAR MEDICINE Doctors Digital X-rays will be able to see and alter sin- and CT scans gle molecules of protein or DNA

ENERGY TECHNOLOGY HYDROGEN ENERGY High-efficiency New gear will be needed to replace electric turbines trillions of dollars worth of petroleum-based infrastructure

ADVANCED MATERIALS NANOTECHNOLOGY High-temp ceramics Engineering on an atom-by-atom scale and superalloys will let scientists fabricate novel materials to spec

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