A startup hopes to help computers have meaningful conversations with people.
Sensor-equipped helmets that measure the shock from explosive devices could reach the field this year.
Researchers believe that the magneto-electric effect might be key to creating the sensors needed for ultra-high-capacity memory.
A new magnetic-cooling system could lead to more-energy-efficient refrigerators.
Intel researchers are using electric-field sensors to build pre-touch technology into robots to help them size up objects and people they encounter.
HP Labs has used its inkjet technology to make a micro-needle drug patch.
Together with the X Prize Foundation, Google aims to foment a space race.