Biowaste to fuels, cars that plug in, lithium-ion batteries that don't explode, and cheap energy from the sun.
Researchers are developing new methods for cultivating a plant called jatropha.
The use of vehicles that run on electricity could be a boon to the ailing electrical grid.
Rust-based solar panels could make hydrogen cheap and efficient.
Yeast that tolerates more ethanol than usual could bring down the cost of making the renewable fuel.
A research project involving GE and Texas Tech plans to use wind turbines to run desalination plants.
How super-hybrids could slash gas consumption and usher in a new era of transportation.
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.