A startup’s new process could make fuel from algae as cheap as petroleum.
Delivering healthy bacteria in a pill could help patients harboring out-of-balance microbial communities.
What BMW’s decision to incorporate a gas engine into its new, electric i3 says about batteries.
Currencies designed to fix perceived flaws in Bitcoin could lead to competition that makes the idea of digital “cryptocurrency” stick.
Soft contact lenses could display information to the wearer and provide continuous medical monitoring.
With technology comes power. Shouldn’t MIT teach students how to use it responsibly?
Doubling the efficiency of solar devices would completely change the economics of renewable energy. Here is a design that just might make it possible.
If you want a good answer, ask a decent question. That’s the startling conclusion to a study of online Q&As.
SolidEnergy says its new battery materials store more energy and won’t catch fire.
Downloading free software is hugely time consuming and expensive in the developing world. Now one computer scientist has worked out how to spread it faster and more cheaply without using the internet.