The ability to teleport energy from one location to another could revolutionise the way quantum devices operate, but only if it can be made to work over practical distances. Now physicists think they know how.
Tesla and GM have both issued fire-related recalls, but Tesla’s fix doesn’t require owners to bring their cars in.
At CES, Ford shows a concept for increasing the amount of solar power a car can generate.
Advances in LEDs and lithium-ion batteries have produced some unusual new flashlights.
Investments in energy start-ups can count as charitable grants. Could this funding approach help get new technologies to market?
Crops that aid humanitarian causes may soften opposition to genetic modification, says Mark Lynas.
Routing gas around Europe using the same decentralised control techniques developed for the internet could reduce the way energy crises cascade, say network and complexity theorists.
Technology from Envia that was supposed to cut EV battery costs in half doesn't actually work.
Sure, lithium-ion batteries have risks, but so do gasoline-powered cars.
A study suggests the EPA is greatly underestimating greenhouse-gas emissions from natural-gas production.