The best of the rest from the Physics arXiv this week.
Using lime to scrub carbon dioxide from power plant smokestacks could cut emissions efficiently and cheaply.
The Supreme Court’s ruling on mercury and other toxins could help the effort to limit greenhouse gas emissions.
The electrodes in a cochlear implant can be used to direct gene therapy and regrow neurons.
Impressive progress hides major limitations of Google’s quest for automated driving.
America’s communications infrastructure is finally getting some crucial upgrades because one company is forcing competition when regulators won’t.
New research showing dismal results for energy efficiency in homes highlights the need for performance-based measures.
Efficient Power Conversion has launched gallium nitride chips that promise higher efficiency and lower cost than silicon.
The world’s best-known consciousness researcher says machines could one day become self-aware.
A new kind of computer memory could help make more capable computer chips that function more like biological brains, say IBM researchers.