Carbon nanotube-based membranes will dramatically cut the cost of desalination.
Researchers are finding ways to use stem cells to regrow teeth–a potentially easier and healthier alternative to dentures and dental implants.
Low-power lasers could be a simple, cheap way to coax tissues to repair themselves.
Amorphous-silicon solar cells patterned with nanoscale domes absorb more light–and shed water and dust.
A promising advance that came to nothing suggests what it will take to make cheap batteries for electric cars.
A Yale spinoff hopes to solve the big problem with desalination.
In a world of more electronics and solar energy, there’s less and less need for AC power.
The world’s largest and cheapest reverse-osmosis desalination plant is up and running in Israel.
There’s a bitter fight over the patents for CRISPR, a breakthrough new form of DNA editing.