Engineers have built a powerful microscopic engine that relies on the combustion of hydrogen and oxygen. One problem: nobody knows how it works.
A low-cost microscope made from folded paper and a cheap lens could revolutionize education and health care in the developing world.
The Singularity Summit approaches this weekend in New York. But the Microsoft cofounder and a colleague say the singularity itself is a long way off.
A roundup of the most interesting stories from other sites, collected by the staff at MIT Technology Review.
There are now many general-purpose consumer LED bulbs that give off good light. With so many, how can you tell the difference?
Google’s Android boss says a wearable SDK is coming. Here’s hoping it will be more popular than Glass.
When it comes to cities, being big and rich is better for the planet than being big and poor, according to a new study of carbon dioxide emissions from cities around the world. But is this correct?
The best of the rest from the arXiv preprint server.
Conventional batteries take so long to charge that they cannot efficiently store braking energy. Graphene supercapacitors store almost as much but charge in just 16 seconds.