December 2011 Issue of R&D Magazine

December 2011 Issue of R&D MagazineThis month's issue features the recipients of our top annual individual awards—the 2011 Scientist of the Year and 2011 Innovator of the Year. Their pioneering work has helped transform their respective fields. At the other end of the career path, the editors look at what large corporations are doing to foster the next generation of innovators. Coverage of the editors' recent Executive Roundtable examines the issues affecting government-funded R&D, we also look at new solutions for data storage and high-power electronics testing. Finally, the 2012 Global R&D Funding Forecast is a comprehensive analysis of the state of industrial research worldwide.

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2011 Scientist of the Year:
Bureaucrat in the Spotlight, Scientist in the Lab

2011 Innovator of the Year:
Far More than Trivial

Featured Articles:
An Early Start on Innovation
Economy, Energy, and Entrepreneurship
High Tech, 1960s-style
Answering a Call to Power
Specifications Guide: Electron Microscopes

Featured Products:
Platform Enhances Virtualization
Reviewing Big Data on the Cloud
Energy-efficient Way to Store/Manage Data
Deduping Solution for Data Storage
Air-cooled Scientific Lasers
High-Definition Microscopy Camera
USB Camera Platform
Data Acquisition Module
AFM/Raman System

2012 Global R&D Funding Forecast
R&D Spending Growth Continues, Globalization Accelerates
Stable Growth of U.S. R&D
FY 2012 U.S. Federal R&D Funding: Continued Constraints
Industrial R&D - Manufacturing
Industrial R&D - Life Sciences
Industrial R&D - ICT
Industrial R&D - Aerospace/Defense
Industrial R&D - Energy
Industrial R&D - Chemicals/Materials
Links to Basic Research
R&D in a Globalized World
China's R&D Momentum
Asian Machine
Euro Research Keeps Pace
Engaging the Global Researcher