A startup has started selling a battery that helps solar and wind power operate in remote locations.
A smartphone-connected device delivers electrical stimulation to nerves in the head.
New CAD software takes input from designers, then “evolves” new designs on its own.
Google will face big challenges developing a nanotechnology-based test for cancer and other diseases.
As industrial robots become more capable, they could start helping out around the home.
Ferroelectric materials could take computing beyond digital logic.
SpaceX is building an ocean-based landing pad so that it can reuse its launch vehicles.
A novel gripper from an SRI spinoff could enable robots to take on new tasks.
Airbus is developing carbon materials that change in response to heat and air pressure, possibly making aircraft simpler and lighter.
Can an aging corporation’s adventures in fundamental physics research open a new era of unimaginably powerful computers?