Leading manufacturers in China combine the country’s historical labor advantages with expertise in automation, design, and manufacturing.
Robots are starting to collaborate with human workers in factories, offering greater efficiency and flexibility.
A carmaker’s automated body shop illustrates how German manufacturing is moving forward.
The hubs of advanced manufacturing will be the economic drivers of the future because innovation increasingly depends on production expertise.
Researchers say “pocketsourcing” could let you find parking spots easily, without requiring cities to add spot sensors.
A FutureGen project in Illinois aimed at capturing carbon dioxide from a rebuilt coal power plant is threatened by a lawsuit and a deadline.
After more than a decade of disappointment, powerful new drugs based on a Nobel-winning idea are getting closer to the market.
Your next laptop or tablet may have 3-D sensors that let it recognize gestures or augment a real scene with virtual characters.
Record levels of atmospheric carbon dioxide reflect a healthier economy, cheap fossil fuels, and the absence of effective carbon-reducing policies.
Nanostructured ceramics could be used to build lighter, stronger airplanes and batteries.