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I’m a freelance journalist based in San Francisco. Before going freelance, I was MIT Technology Review’s material science editor; and I graduated from MIT’s Science Writing program in 2004.
Michelle Povinelli, a member of the 2010 TR35, explains how a fuller understanding of light’s fundamental physics can lead to better designs for telecommunications devices and solar cells.
Stacked components could make OLED screens competitive with LCDs.
Powering electronics with human motion.
Venter Institute researchers synthesize a genome.
Venter Institute researchers have made the first viable cell with a synthetic genome.
A new type of genetic switch gives bioengineers better control over microbes.
Nanowire transistors could make better connections between the body and electronic devices.
Researchers at Stanford University in Palo Alto, California are testing a new type of device that can simultaneously convert both the light and the heat in the sun’s rays into electricity.
Researchers have demonstrated a new mechanism for converting both sunlight and heat into electricity.
Semiconductor equipment giant Applied Materials is trying to advance high-performance, flexible displays.