A new battery design could lead to a cheap way to address the intermittency of solar and wind power.
The electrodes in a cochlear implant can be used to direct gene therapy and regrow neurons.
Thirty years after virtual-reality goggles and immersive virtual worlds made their debut, the technology finally seems poised for widespread use.
Using the Internet can destroy your faith. That’s the conclusion of a study showing that the dramatic drop in religious affiliation in the U.S. since 1990 is closely mirrored by the increase in Internet use.
New models built with security and privacy in mind reflect the Zeitgeist of the Snowden era.
Because China relies so heavily on coal for power, electric vehicles aren’t necessarily an improvement over gasoline-powered cars.
The economics of combating climate change may depend on an underfunded technology.
Big data and artificial intelligence are producing ultra-accurate forecasts that will make it feasible to integrate much more renewable energy into the grid.
Faster, more sensitive scans and better image processing may reduce the risk of x-ray-related cancers.