Technology from QD Vision replaces the conventional backlight in LCDs, allowing for purer colors.
Chemical producers abandoned the U.S. in droves. Cheap natural gas is luring them back.
The materials could make batteries that store more than twice as much energy as lithium-ion ones.
The production tax credit doesn’t promote radical innovation, but maybe that’s okay.
Inexpensive labor has defined the last decade in manufacturing. The future may belong to technology.
Strong regulations and improved public disclosure are needed.
In a letter to President Obama, the editors of MIT Technology Review argue that addressing climate change must take top priority in the next four years.
Notable advances in renewable energy pale compared to the impact of shale gas.
An ARPA-E project will use advanced, nanostructured materials to make solar cells that convert far more of the energy in sunlight into electricity.