A new form of carbon being pioneered by Walter de Heer of Georgia Tech could lead to speedy, compact computer processors.
Jeff Lichtman hopes to elucidate brain development and disease with new technologies that illuminate the web of neural circuits.
Sandy Pentland is using data gathered by cell phones to learn about human behavior.
Frances Arnold is designing better enzymes for making biofuels from cellulose.
The easy part is understanding a new technology; what's harder is to think creatively about it.
Apple's plan to release a software kit that lets people create legitimate add-ons for the iPhone could make the device appeal to an even wider audience.
The hamster in this video is wearing a generator that turns mechanical energy into electrical current when the hamster runs or scratches. The two graphs on the device show current and voltage.
Lasers and a century-old dye could supplant needles and thread.