A plastic smartphone screen cover patterned with tiny lenses could help mobile 3-D take off.
Zoomboard—a miniscule keyboard that zooms when you tap it—could make it easier to type on smart watches.
Converting methane to an alternative fuel using energy from the sun could reduce carbon-dioxide emissions.
Artificial retinas give the blind only the barest sense of what’s visible, but researchers are working hard to improve that.
A lack of accessible design tools is holding back 3-D printing.
A home science experiment that probed billions of Internet devices reveals that thousands of industrial and business systems offer remote access to anyone.
Electromagnetic interference can turn a plain LCD into a touch screen on the cheap.
New platforms for fact-checking and reputation scoring aim to better channel social media’s power in the wake of a disaster.
A startup that converts conversations to text so it can offer instant information gets financing from Telefónica, Samsung, and Intel.