An exotic form of silicon, called silicene, could enable a new generation of faster computers.
Researchers have found a way to augment ordinary silicon solar cells with a material called a perovskite.
Carmakers must also push out more of the cleaner vehicles to meet average fleet emissions standards.
Researchers solve key challenges with energy-dense lithium-air batteries.
Researchers at IBM have made the first 3-D transistors using a promising new manufacturing approach.
Niche applications will help advanced power-grid-battery technology.
A new way to get materials into cells might clear the way for powerful treatments for diseases like cancer and HIV.
In 2014, advanced materials let humans scale glass walls and helped clear the way for cheap, clean energy.
Startup Seeo has developed batteries that store far more energy than conventional ones, which could extend the range of electric cars.
Germanium could be the next great chip material after silicon’s limits have been reached.