A FutureGen project in Illinois aimed at capturing carbon dioxide from a rebuilt coal power plant is threatened by a lawsuit and a deadline.
Record levels of atmospheric carbon dioxide reflect a healthier economy, cheap fossil fuels, and the absence of effective carbon-reducing policies.
Nanostructured ceramics could be used to build lighter, stronger airplanes and batteries.
A new kind of low-cost, high efficiency solar cell emerges thanks to crystals known as perovskites.
A powerful new way to generate electricity could eventually make electric cars and electronic gadgets run longer.
Improving technology is making electrolysis a viable way to store excess energy from renewable sources.
A novel way of powering implanted devices could enable new ways to control appetite, regulate insulin, and treat brain injuries.
A new kind of accelerometer could bring sophisticated motion sensing to even cheap mobile phones.
Applied Materials has started shipping equipment that could help double the energy storage of batteries.
China is betting long-term on unconventional gas, but it is running into problems developing its vast shale resources.