Researchers have made efficient nanowire logic circuits that could be mass produced, slashing the size of transistors.
Better wind forecasts could prevent blackouts and reduce pollution.
A quantum logic gate in an optical fiber could lay the foundation for a quantum computer network.
A simple way to deposit thin films of carbon could lead to cheaper solar cells.
A recent Twitter outage hints at the possibility of the free service inserting ads into users’ updates.
Commercial-scale plants are being built, but the fuel could still be too expensive to compete with corn ethanol.
A company at the Venture Summit East conference focuses on a search engine for the non-savvy Web user.
IBM research could bring the speed of fiber-optic networks to the chips inside personal computers.
Michael Crichton’s new novel fingers the wrong villains in global warming.