Carbon nanotubes could help make nanoparticle-based solar cells more efficient and practical.
Cheap organic molecules could more efficiently convert waste heat into electricity.
Today’s primitive prototypes show that a more intelligent Internet is still a long way off.
The CEO of Amyris Biotechnologies says genetically engineered microorganisms could make better jet fuel.
New technologies for treating depression could make the couch obsolete.
A new nano-optical device can focus laser light tighter than traditional optics, which could lead to higher-density data storage.
Researchers take a big step toward their goal of spy-proof communications via satellites.
The U.S. government’s passenger screening technologies would mistake the terrorist mastermind for the Sex Pistol. In fact, data broker ChoicePoint possesses better tracking systems.
Imaging software originally designed for planetary probes now finds arterial problems.