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.
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.
Persuasive technologies surround us, and they’re growing smarter. How do these technologies work? And why?
A Facebook page that posts the same picture of an Italian singer every day has become the central part of a research project to understand how we use social media.