Unlike conventional semiconductors, graphene cannot be switched off, a problem that threatens to scupper its use in future generations of transistors. Now physicists think they’ve found a solution.
Early treatment may be key to a drug-free life for a small percentage of patients.
Using plastic to absorb light could lower the cost of solar power.
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SolidEnergy says its new battery materials store more energy and won’t catch fire.
In an L.A. court, a woman claims her Google Glass device switched on accidentally when she was pulled over by highway patrol.
As Web companies and government agencies analyze ever more information about our lives, it’s tempting to respond by passing new privacy laws or creating mechanisms that pay us for our data. Instead, we need a civic solution, because democracy is at risk.
A bold experiment by the One Laptop Per Child organization has shown “encouraging” results.
Sony and Microsoft release their first video-game consoles in seven years, but they’re battling for a world of play that is rapidly changing.