Hoping to squeeze more products out of a sputtering drug pipeline, pharmaceutical makers are Aiming to exploit advances in molecular biology. That means changing everything from their corporate cultures to the nature of their university collaborations.
A startup wants to make it easier for people with epilepsy to detect seizures and let others know when they need help.
A technology for generating electricity from coal without pollution achieves a milestone.
Efforts to build robot hands and humanoids more cheaply could make them affordable enough for businesses and even homes.
A novel gripper from an SRI spinoff could enable robots to take on new tasks.
The world’s first electrostatically driven graphene speaker matches or outperforms commercially available earphones, say physicists.
A startup that might have a record-breaking solar cell is in danger of going out of business.
Peter Thiel says he’s trying to get entrepreneurs to go after bigger problems than the ones Silicon Valley is chasing.
A startup has started selling a battery that helps solar and wind power operate in remote locations.
A startup has created a water-repellent coating that could significantly increase power plants’ efficiency.