This near-magical laser technology has become trinketware, and only one artist has really exploited its potential.
Studying how gene expression differs in identical twins could shed light on how genes and environment interact.
Panelists at the Emerging Technologies Conference voiced an urgent need for aggressive policies to promote energy efficiency, renewable power sources, and carbon sequestration.
Comparing genomes of different animals allows scientists to decipher hidden elements in the human genome.
An industry giant says a tweak to silicon manufacturing could beat more exotic materials approaches over the next decade.
Batteries are heavy and inconvenient. Their successors could be tiny jet engines that provide more than enough power for cell phones and PDAs.
A semiconductor material with three energy bands uses more sunlight, by trapping low-energy photons.