New thermophotovoltaic materials could replace alternators in cars and save fuel.
A top executive at Microsoft Research’s newest lab, in Bangalore, India, outlines its evolving R&D strategy.
Spurred by competitor AMD's rapid success, Intel is shifting its strategy toward more power-efficient microprocessors.
A Kansas startup adds "social search" to instant messaging.
A new approach teaches objects how to navigate unfamiliar territory as humans might.
A powerful but cheap nanotech tool available this year could test for everything from genetic diseases to heart-attack signs.
An odd new material could be a boon in dry regions with limited access to clean water.
Nobel Prize winner David Baltimore explains why building smallpox from scratch is a key safety concern in synthetic biology.
IBM researchers have made an important breakthrough: arranging nanotube transistors for complex circuits.
New materials are on the U.S. Department of Defense's radar.