Krishna Palem thinks a little uncertainty in chips could extend battery life in mobile devices--and maybe the duration of Moore's Law, too.
Frances Arnold is designing better enzymes for making biofuels from cellulose.
Exciting new ways to make fuels are emerging.
Plug-ins will lead to lower overall emissions, even if the electricity that powers them comes from coal.
A versatile new process for making biofuels could slash their cost.
New materials provide a potentially cheaper way to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from power plants.
Nanowires that convert motion into current could lead to textiles that can generate power.
The DOE's decision to abandon FutureGen could accelerate clean-coal technology.