Hybrid trucks and buses could significantly cut U.S. fuel consumption, but initial high costs are holding them back.
A Columbia scientist and his startup think they have a plan to save the world. Now they have to convince the rest of us.
Early treatment may be key to a drug-free life for a small percentage of patients.
DeepMind has built a neural network that can access an external memory like a conventional Turing machine. The result is a computer that mimics the short-term memory of the human brain.
Integrating solar cells into building materials could make solar power more attractive to homeowners.
Social scientists have never understood why some countries are more corrupt than others. But the first study that links corruption with wealth could help change that.
A simple way to pick up and place diamond nanosheets finally makes it possible to test this wonder material in a wide range of devices, say materials scientists.
Germany has decided to pursue ambitious greenhouse-gas reductions—while closing down its nuclear plants. Can a heavily industrialized country power its economy with wind turbines and solar panels?
Computer scientists have compared a vast dataset of Yellow Taxi fares in New York City against Uber prices for the first time.