Next month, Sony will reportedly launch an e-reading device based on a Japanese version called the Librie. The history of e-books in America is strewn with failed gadgets. Here’s how Sony might defy the odds.
What would you do with a one-terabyte computer disc? A Lucent Technologies spinoff is hoping to provide that kind of capacity using holographic technology.
A new way to move fluids around on a “lab on a chip” could make sophisticated portable blood tests more practical.
Google’s new tool, which lets anyone build a specialized search engine, could be the key to advancing Web search.
Researchers are using layers of silicon quantum dots to create ultra-efficient silicon solar cells.
A biodegradable liquid developed at MIT and the University of Hong Kong offers a new way to quickly treat wounds and promote healing.
The Web continues its explosive growth, but old-school companies struggle with revenue
Will lasers provide a cheaper alternative to large projection and plasma displays?