Carver Mead christened Moore’s Law and helped make it come true. Now he says engineers should experiment with quantum mechanics to advance computing.
Genomic technology could accelerate patient trials of new cancer drugs that are targeted to a tumor’s individual molecular profile.
A material described in Nature could help lead the way to high-efficiency, inexpensive solar cells.
An Icelandic company figures out how to make methanol from waste carbon dioxide, but the economics may not work without a nearby volcano.
Pebble unveils developer tools that allow for motion- and gesture-tracking apps for its smart watch.
A startup is trying to demonstrate that carbon dioxide can be used to make clean geothermal power economical and far more widespread.
Twitter may make major interface changes to address the growing need to make money.
Hard-drive maker HGST has tamed the manufacturing challenges to bringing high-capacity, energy-efficient helium-filled drives to market.
Smartphone makers’ custom software is responsible for a slew of Android security issues, researchers at North Carolina State University say.
A 3-D gesture-recognition chip could make it a lot easier to use smart watches and head-mounted computers.