A new agreement on compatibility will let radio-frequency ID tags keep track of one another.
European countries are imposing a patchwork of tough restrictions that are impeding research.
Technologies that watch for veering, tailgating, and dozing are nearing showrooms.
Hoping to squeeze more products out of a sputtering drug pipeline, pharmaceutical makers are Aiming to exploit advances in molecular biology. That means changing everything from their corporate cultures to the nature of their university collaborations.
Scientists are gathering data to help Mexico City curb pollution.
Creating a vast personal digital archive to replace paper files is actually practicalalmost.
A robotic vacuum cleaner is putting iRobot and its three founders on the map.
Jeffrey Immelt, a former salesman now chairman and CEO of General Electric, tells why he has a "hot button" on technological innovation-and why he's beefing up R&D in nanotechnology, molecular imaging, hydrogen power, and more.