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10 Breakthrough Technologies of the Year

The MIT Technology Review's annual list of breakthrough technologies includes some major game-changers. By way of explanation of their choices, the Review has this to say:

"These technologies all have staying power. They will affect the economy and our politics, improve medicine, or influence our culture. Some are unfolding now; others will take a decade or more to develop. But you should know about all of them right now."