Polymers made using clay nanoparticles could lead to fuel-saving car parts and to lightweight fabrics much more resistant to tear.
Long-lasting near-infrared LEDs could be used to make cheap, flexible night-vision displays and sensors.
Both companies modify transistor materials to make smaller, faster, more energy-efficient processors.
But will consumers agree? OQO, Samsung, Sony, and others test the waters.
A new technique provides clearer pictures of massive ice sheets--and better insight into future sea-level increases.
Researchers develop a large-scale array of nanoscale memory circuits.
An organic molecule moves in a straight line and can pick up and transport up to two carbon dioxides from one point to another.
Researchers at Intel have announced the world's fastest silicon modulator--an advance that could cut bandwidth costs and make computers run faster and cooler.
Researchers have bigger plans for multi-touch screens than the novel interface on Apple's iPhone.
New strides in radar and gait-analysis software show that it's possible to detect when someone is carrying a bomb well before he or she reaches a security checkpoint.