One of the world's most advanced science laboratories lies nestled in the coastal hills a few miles south of San Jose. An English lord would be hard pressed to inherit a finer estate for his countryseat. The road into the lab traverses grassy meadows, squeezes through a high-tech security gate, and neatly curls into the parking lot of a turquoise building at IBM Corp.'s Almaden Research Center, which sits alone in its corporate majesty on 690 acres of IBM-owned... More >>>