Laying a new transmission line under Long Island Sound was easy. Navigating the political waters wasn't.
Corporations are readying the launch pf commercial ventures to generate power using ocean waves. Now, they hope the federal government will also get involved.
Grid computing has long found a following in academia, the financial industry and pharmaceutical enterprises, but other industries have been slow to follow. Until now.
Cracking the human genome was just the beginning. Using two major community computing grids, researchers are taking a distributed approach to mapping the structure of human proteins.
A Mountain View company hopes to make fuel cells more efficient by creating a better electricity conductor, which could mean longer running, battery-powered consumer devices.
The generation brought up on video games has taken their chosen entertainment with them as they do real battle overseas.
Farmers wonder about their future as technology increasingly takes over their tasks.
Alumnus Steven Lubar puts technology in context at the Smithsonian.
The obesity epidemic has a simple solution. If you want to lose weight, either eat less, or breathe more.
A prime piece of evidence linking human activity to climate change turns out to be an artifact of poor mathematics.