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Kevin Bullis Editor

My reporting as MIT Technology Review’s senior editor for energy has taken me, among other places, to the oil-rich deserts of the Middle East and to China, where mountains are being carved away to build the looming cities.

Growing up, I lived for a time in the Philippines, where I knew people who lit their tiny homes with single lantern batteries or struggled to breathe through the dense diesel fumes of Manila, so I have a feel for the pressing need around the world for both cheap energy and clean energy.

  • The Methanol Economy

    Forget about the hydrogen economy. Methanol is the key to weaning the world off oil. George Olah tells us how to do it.

    68 comments

  • A Better DNA Detector

    Glowing carbon nanotubes could sniff out the DNA signatures of bioterrorism agents.

    1 comment

  • Ultrafast Imaging

    AFM, a nanotech workhorse, just got far faster and more precise.

    1 comment

  • Battery Breakthrough -- An Update

    As President Bush talks up the need for more research, scientists are making advances in hybrids and all-electric vehicles.

    12 comments

  • Small Nuclear

    Self-contained power plants could supply growing energy demand in poor countries.

    1 comment

  • The Lithium Economy

    Why hydrogen might not power future vehicles and lithium-based batteries might.

  • Free Power for Cars

    Automakers look to thermoelectrics to help power tomorrow’s vehicles.

  • Battery Breakthrough

    A new material could mean batteries that finally make electric cars practical.

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