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.
A new kind of computer memory could help make more capable computer chips that function more like biological brains, say IBM researchers.
Today’s medicines can cost hundreds of thousands of dollars a year. The story of how two companies set prices for their costly new drugs suggests that the way we determine the value of such treatments will help decide the future of our health-care system.
An eyewear and vision-insurance company is building activity-tracking glasses that look a lot like regular specs.
Einstein railed against the possibility of spooky action at a distance because it violates relativity. Now Chinese physicists have clocked it travelling more than four orders of magnitude faster than light
A bold experiment by the One Laptop Per Child organization has shown “encouraging” results.
New microbes and new techniques show promise for advanced biofuels, but the industry is still years away from real progress.
A robot capable of rolling on four wheels or walking on two legs shows the value of adaptability during the DARPA’s robot event.