Large-scale manufacturing techniques used to build LCDs could make solar power far more competitive.
Thermal-power plants that store heat for cloudy days could solve some of the problems with solar power.
Genetically modified algae could be efficient producers of hydrogen and biofuels.
Nanocrystals could light the way to using LEDs to replace the lightbulb.
Brazilian researchers report that exposure to magnetic fields increased ethanol yields by as much as 17 percent.
A new solar laser could be instrumental in the quest to use magnesium as a source of energy.
Startup Heliovolt could help bring high-performance thin-film solar cells to market.
A Purdue researcher claims aluminum alloys could make fuel-cell vehicles practical.
A new battery-gauge chip could make mobile phones more reliable and help them last longer on a single charge.
A novel design could allow laptops to run 5 to 10 times longer.