New metals will keep engines and turbines dry and ice-free.
The French carmaker doubts that hybrids can reduce emissions sufficiently.
A startup is selling cylindrical solar cells that can generate more power than conventional panels.
Thin but efficient solar cells use one-tenth the silicon of conventional cells.
A hybrid refrigerator will bring efficient, cheap cooling to India.
Free-piston engines could be used to generate electricity as efficiently as, and less expensively than, fuel cells.
BP's chief scientist, Steven Koonin, says cutting greenhouse emissions will take major changes.
A simple catalytic process converts plant sugars into gasoline, diesel, and jet fuel.
The production design is ready, but the electric vehicle's battery needs work.
Color-coded bacteria light the way to oil spills at sea.