The blue LED might save more energy than just about any other technology.
OLEDs are highly efficient but expensive. Better materials and manufacturing methods are changing that.
GT, the developer of a new way to make thin sheets of sapphire for scratch-resistant displays, is running short on cash.
Coconut flesh contains secret ingredients that dramatically enhance its ability to store hydrogen, say material scientists.
A simple, cheap device turns sunlight into hydrogen fuel.
Researchers are assessing the potential of an entirely new way to make exotic materials based on microfluidic self-assembly.
Tapping huge reservoirs of brackish water could make desalination far more practical.
Tesla and Solar City say their vast manufacturing operations will make solar the cheapest source of electricity in the United States.
A faster enzyme for turning CO2 into sugar is a key step toward much higher crop yields.
A soft, lightweight exoskeleton developed at Harvard applies assistive force without interfering with a person’s normal gait.