Biometrics researchers are using off-the-shelf fingerprint sensors and new software to track vaccination records of young children in Africa.
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The EPA’s emissions targets will accelerate the use of natural gas in states that have resisted alternatives to coal.
Ambri raises money to build a commercial-scale factory for batteries that promise low-cost, multi-hour energy storage for the grid.
Stanford researchers develop a copper catalyst that can efficiently convert carbon monoxide and water to ethanol.
A startup says it has a more efficient process to use carbon dioxide for making valuable chemical feedstocks.
The company has managed the nearly impossible for a solar startup over the last few years: it is still in business.
By making a cheaper LED lightbulb, the newcomer to the industry hopes to dominate the market for energy-efficient lighting alternatives.
The sell-off of synthetic biology pioneer LS9 goes to show that making biofuels from genetically engineered microbes has yet to deliver economically.
New devices address instability caused by high penetration of distributed solar.
A researcher envisions the ultimate cure for “range anxiety”: roadway-powered vehicles with modified on-board power receivers.