Researchers have discovered a new way to make chips that could pack terabytes into smartphones.
Senior Editor, Energy
My reporting as MIT Technology Review’s senior editor for energy has taken me, among other places, to the oil-rich deserts of the Middle East and to China, where mountains are being carved away to build the looming cities.
Growing up, I lived for a time in the Philippines, where I knew people who lit their tiny homes with single lantern batteries or struggled to breathe through the dense diesel fumes of Manila, so I have a feel for the pressing need around the world for both cheap energy and clean energy.
Kevin Bullis's Stories
Oxford University researchers demonstrate that materials used in DVDs could make color displays that don’t sap power.
Low-energy microwaves can tell you the caloric content of food, providing a more accurate estimate of what is on your plate.
The first application of a novel water-repellent material from Harvard could be low-energy freezers.
GE is one of several companies hoping to develop better neural implants for people with brain diseases and paralyzed limbs.
Researchers are discovering ways to grow marijuana more efficiently.
New technology could be twice as efficient at converting sunlight to electricity.
Solar City’s acquisition of a solar-panel startup could help it lower installation costs and produce inexpensive solar power, but it’ll need more production capacity.
Panasonic reveals a design that surpasses a 20-year-old mark for solar cell efficiency.
The workhorse of conventional solar power, silicon solar cells, could soon be cheap and efficient enough to beat fossil fuels.