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Can India modernize its manufacturing economy and supply electricity to its growing population without relying heavily on coal—and quite possibly destroying the global climate?
The leading installer of rooftop solar panels says it has achieved record efficiencies with its panels.
How much would you pay to know your genetic code? Some companies are willing to lose money to find out.
The discovery of briny water on the Martian surface has brought new optimism that life might exist on our neighboring planet.
Researchers say they’ve overcome a major manufacturing challenge standing in the way of commercially viable nanotube devices.
Google plans to sell a tablet computer that uses magnets to connect to a keyboard, in hopes of keeping you from cracking open your laptop.
To watch the brain work during navigation, scientists build computer-generated worlds for mice.
Robot “training academies” could help industrial robots learn to perform complicated tasks by watching a human do them first.
Researchers trained a computer to recognize the behavior that precedes a particular maneuver.