Electrodialysis has the potential to desalinate seawater quickly and cheaply but does not remove other contaminants such as dirt and bacteria. Now chemical engineers have worked out how to do that too.
Google’s Nest acquisition will see a team that builds and polishes technology like Apple given access to the AI power of the search giant.
Sure, lithium-ion batteries have risks, but so do gasoline-powered cars.
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.
Big Data is revolutionizing 21st-century business without anybody knowing what it actually means. Now computer scientists have come up with a definition they hope everyone can agree on.
Darkened varnish obscures Goya’s signature in a 1771 masterpiece, according to a new analysis using terahertz waves
A Google-led browser technology will be the centerpiece of many more powerful Web apps.
With big developments in 2012, these five stories are still unfolding.
A concept that animates hundreds of millions in Federal spending needs to be retired.
A growing body of evidence suggests that the molecular machinery of life emits and absorb photons. Now one biologist has evidence that this light is a new form of cellular communication.