They're not just for to-do lists: Handhelds are becoming the platform for ubiquitous computing.
Forget billion-dollar fabs. If Joe Jacobson has his way, you may be printing cheap semiconductor chips on your desktop.
New electronic toll tags will speed freight truck inspections. But the industry cries "Big Brother."
There may be enough natural gas on earth to meet our energy needs for thousands of years. The trick is to ferry it across continents without blowing up.
How to get watts from ocean waves.
Carbon dioxide could make microchips smaller, faster and cleaner to build.
The black-sheep engineer in a family of artists contained carbonation in plastic.
Yucca Mountain in Nevada looked like the perfect place to stash the byproducts of nuclear power. Fifteen years and billions of dollars later, it's not even close to being operational. Is starting from scratch the only option?
The first commercial "pebble bed" reactor--nearing approval in South Africa--may revive nuclear power.
Even during its "war on terrorism," the U.S. government says it can't suspend patents. Wrong: it's done so before.