Research presented this week at the annual MRS meeting promises to double battery capacity, cut costs, extend life--and finally make electric cars attractive to the masses.
Microscale lenses and better materials move OLEDs closer to lighting our world.
One startup is scaling up experimental techniques to demonstrate the commercial potential of cellulosic ethanol.
New MIT research reveals a way to send wireless energy to mobile phones and laptops.
BMW's new luxury hydrogen-gasoline sedans are impressive engineering efforts--but the environmental jury is still out.
Solar-power modules that concentrate the power of the sun are becoming more viable.
Researchers announce a faster way to make hydrogen from cheap biomass.
Design effort could make fuel cells practical while pushing the state of the art in hybrid propulsion for all kinds of vehicles.
Researchers are using layers of silicon quantum dots to create ultra-efficient silicon solar cells.
New electrodes and electrolytes could mean higher energy and less danger from lithium-ion batteries.