GE is one of several companies hoping to develop better neural implants for people with brain diseases and paralyzed limbs.
At the current rate of construction, there won’t be enough nuclear plants worldwide to meet critical carbon emissions targets.
New technology could be twice as efficient at converting sunlight to electricity.
Solar City’s acquisition of a solar-panel startup could help it lower installation costs and produce inexpensive solar power, but it’ll need more production capacity.
Academics and pharmaceutical companies alike are looking to electrical implants as an alternative to drugs for treating disease.
Inks made from different types of materials, precisely applied, are greatly expanding the kinds of things that can be printed.
Tiny robots that work together like ants could lead to a new way to manufacture complex structures and electronics.
A flexible electronic skin patch has strain gauges to measure tremors, and heating elements to release drugs held inside nanoparticles.
An exotic form of carbon could help relieve a growing problem with the copper used in computer processors.
Tailor-made medical devices could give a more detailed picture of cardiac health and may be better at predicting and preventing problems.