Genetically engineered organisms can more efficiently produce ethanol from cheap and abundant sources of biomass, such as agricultural waste. It could make ethanol cost competitive.
Creative toll strategies might make more of an impact on traffic congestion than new technologies, says a transportation researcher.
MRI can help to diagnose coronary artery disease -- clearly, accurately, and without surgery.
Ongoing and planned human tests take a promising approach to fighting cancer by boosting the immune system.
This new imaging advance packs 100 million pixels into a picture.
A simple new design for combustion chambers used in power plants could slash the amount of pollutants and the costs to consumers.
The space agency wants private partners to launch cargo and crews into orbits. But is the private sector up to the challenge?
The technology for downloading movie-length videos is ready, but their multi-gigabyte files would overwhelm current broadband connections.
Researchers have made novel coatings from molecularly thin layers that could improve the safety of medical implants and lead to artificial tissues.