SolarCity’s massive new manufacturing plant in Buffalo, New York, reflects a booming demand for solar power. Is it sustainable?
A $122 million innovation hub could speed the development of devices for making fuel from water and sunlight.
Researchers use brain imaging to detect patterns of brain activity associated with pain—a potential boon for doctors and drug developers.
A Portland startup called Wild is combining virtual reality with elements of the physical world.
A new approach to powering AI software could produce artificial neural networks of “unprecedented size,” says Microsoft.
The man who took over stewardship of Bitcoin from its mysterious inventor says the currency is in serious trouble.
A startup has a smartphone-assisted gadget that can determine your glasses prescription, with help from a remote optometrist.
Startup makes a touch- and force-sensitive surface that can transform itself into a piano or a painting canvas.
A new prototype that turns the sun’s energy into hydrogen fuel could point the way to commercially viable artificial photosynthesis.
A novel electrochemical process sequesters carbon in the form of a versatile building material.