At CES, Ford shows a concept for increasing the amount of solar power a car can generate.
Tesla’s profitable cars, cheap LEDs, half-price nuclear, and cheaper carbon capture are highlights of this year’s progress in clean energy.
Coal could be a source of cheap, nontoxic fluorescent nanoparticles useful for biomedicine.
A new kind of power adapter is barely bigger than a plug.
Advances in LEDs and lithium-ion batteries have produced some unusual new flashlights.
The reported acquisition by the Chinese company Hanergy is another sign lean times for Alta Devices, but it could ultimately help the technology.
Prototype batteries that dissolve safely in the body could power ingested devices.
Investments in energy start-ups can count as charitable grants. Could this funding approach help get new technologies to market?
Does humanity’s tightening grip on the fate of nature portend new sources of global conflict?