A DNA sequencer the size of a cell phone could change where, and how, gene research occurs.
Wonder what those little [XML] tags are on the Technology Review website? They’re RSS feeds. Hiawatha Bray has a nice article about RSS and XML in the Boston Globe. The skinny is that you can use a news aggregator to…
A small software-maker has patent rights on parts of the Web language, according to company officials who spoke with TR Executive Web Editor Wade Roush.
Record levels of atmospheric carbon dioxide reflect a healthier economy, cheap fossil fuels, and the absence of effective carbon-reducing policies.
This year’s Lemelson-MIT Prize winner discusses grassroots ways for boosting the number of women in technology and business.
A FutureGen project in Illinois aimed at capturing carbon dioxide from a rebuilt coal power plant is threatened by a lawsuit and a deadline.
A faster enzyme for turning CO2 into sugar is a key step toward much higher crop yields.
Google may choose to expand its service, but there’s little incentive for established players to come up to speed.
A novel manufacturing method could make it practical to stack solar cells and convert more of the energy in sunlight into electricity.