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Fast forward: five to thrive

The engines that could drive the economy for the next 20 years

By Scott Kirsner
May 20, 2008

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When Helen Greiner was pitching investors on her business idea in the early 1990s, they could hardly have been less interested. Greiner and Colin Angle were recent MIT grads who wanted to build robots to assist bomb squads and soldiers and fly on NASA missions to distant planets. (Full article: 858 words)

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