New technology offloads processing from a mobile device to its cloud-based doppelganger.
Researchers are teasing apart the complex set of links between the virality of a Web story and the emotions it generates.
Advanced Cell Technology is testing a stem-cell treatment for blindness that could preserve vision and potentially reverse vision loss.
Carbon nanotube-based membranes will dramatically cut the cost of desalination.
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.