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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.

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    Monitoring complex new nanotech materials may be too much for the agency to handle.

  • New Herculean Materials

    Novel, shape-changing batteries could lead to energy-saving aircraft wings and helicopter rotors.

    5 comments

  • Faster Plastic Circuits

    A new way to create high-quality silicon components on plastic could make flexible computing practical.

    2 comments

  • Flashless Photography

    A new sensor lets photographers take pictures with one-quarter as much natural light.

    1 comment

  • Free Power for Cars

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

    3 comments

  • A Helping Arm

    Robots are on the brink of revolutionizing physical therapy, where they assist, guide – and never tire out.

  • Detecting Blood Loss

    A simple finger-clip device is able to monitor blood loss accurately – without the need for more invasive or expensive procedures.

    6 comments

  • Cheap Chemical Sensors

    Electronic “noses” made from printed electronics could detect toxic chemicals inexpensively.

    3 comments

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