New tricks with light and lenses could produce the smallest microprocessors -- without revamping the industry.
With GE’s new plastic, self-washing buildings, cheap diagnostic chips, and free-flowing honey jars are possible.
As President Bush talks up the need for more research, scientists are making advances in hybrids and all-electric vehicles.
A biotech startup says its genetic engineering method could turn plants into cheap ethanol producers within five years.
A new material could mean batteries that finally make electric cars practical.
New director Frank Moss wants to bring more focus to R&D at MIT's Media Lab -- and forge closer ties with corporate sponsors.
Peugeot and other automakers are combining diesels and hybrids -- and raising the efficiency bar.
The world's largest chip manufacturer is hiring, but the resumes it wants might surprise you.
The modest federal increases for basic research are cheering those worried about the United States' innovation capacity.
The director of the Planetary Society says the space agency is robbing science missions and manned exploration.