A recent case highlights the unwarranted trust we put in programmers and sysadmins alike.
Thin-film technology is still expensive, but it could soon run remote sensors and medical implants–and one day electric vehicles.
Sure, we could make the leap to a plastic “supercar” but who could afford to buy it? The auto industry can get just as far, and achieve lower costs, by taking one step at a time.
Tired of waiting for an electric car? Automakers have put clean, efficient vehicles powered by fuel cells on the inside track.
The U.S. Army is turning to new solar-powered materials and sensors to solve the problem of too-little energy for its high-tech soldiers.
A Nature commentary blasts homeopathic medicine taught in some British universities as little better than the placebo effect. The commentator may be missing the point.
An array of zinc-oxide nanowires that generates current when vibrated with ultrasonic waves could provide a new way to power biological sensors and nanodevices.