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As flexible as rubber, thinner than a human hair and 200 times stronger than steel, graphene is about to change the world.


As flexible as rubber, thinner than a human hair and 200 times stronger than steel, graphene is about to change the world.

Molecular Miracle

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Feature Story: Aiming For The Top In Utah

Dinesh Patel (center) cuts the ribbon on Blackrock Microsystems' new headquarters in Research Park on the University of Utah campus. The $12-million, 60,000-square-foot facility includes a cleanroom and incubation space for life sciences startups.

When Gov. Gary Herbert took office, he set a lofty goal of making Utah the top-performing state economy. Four years and thousands of jobs later, the Beehive state is poised to plant its flag at the summit.


Battle for North America

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Germany’s auto giants are set to unleash billions of dollars to expand North American production.


Cover Story: New Energy Powers Growth

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An energy revolution is sweeping across the U.S., creating thousands of jobs and making it likely we’ll achieve the long-sought goal of energy independence by 2020 or sooner.







FEATURE STORY: Ringing The Bell For Growth

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With huge reserves of low-cost energy, world-class R&D facilities and streamlined grants that yield solid returns, Pennsylvania wants everyone to know it’s ready to take on all comers.