With fresh funding from the Thiel Foundation, startup Medella is going up against Google and Microsoft to build a smart contact lens.
China has rapidly cleaned up its coal plants. Now comes the hard part.
A shift toward software and data analysis has made agriculture a more appealing sector for investors, says leading venture capitalist Brook Porter.
A highly realistic simulated world is proving vital to robotics researchers.
Spiders sprayed with water containing carbon nanotubes and graphene flakes have produced the toughest fibers ever measured, say materials scientists.
Military Scientists Solve the Mystery of the Foul-Smelling Gas That Enveloped Norway, Sweden, and Finland
When Scandanavia woke up to the strong smell of rotten eggs one day last year, the locals wondered who or what had been responsible. Now military scientists have solved the mystery.
One way to combat climate change could be to release synthetic organisms that sequester carbon. How this can be done safely is a question bioengineers are now beginning to address.
Physicists have overlooked an obvious place to search for shell-like structures constructed around stars by advanced civilizations to capture their energy.
A leading researcher issues a call for pills that deliver a full course of treatment in one swallow.
A simple way to pick up and place diamond nanosheets finally makes it possible to test this wonder material in a wide range of devices, say materials scientists.