A semiconductor material with three energy bands uses more sunlight, by trapping low-energy photons.
A new method for making the MEMs-based silicon clocks in electronic circuits could lead to smaller, cheaper devices.
Preliminary evidence from one of the largest studies of calorie-restricted diet in primates shows health benefits.
Two potential sites have been selected for a highly sensitive radio telescope that could help researchers explore dark energy, gravity waves, and extraterrestrial life.
Phil Sharp talks with Technology Review about RNA interference-based therapies on the horizon.
Podcaster Jennifer Chu covers the debate over content control from the Emerging Technologies Conference at MIT.
Panelists at the Emerging Technologies Conference voiced an urgent need for aggressive policies to promote energy efficiency, renewable power sources, and carbon sequestration.
Nanotechnology gets a speed boost with a new tool made of thousands of pens.
Amazon.com is selling the computing resources originally developed to handle its own business. CEO Jeff Bezos explained why, after his keynote at the Emerging Technologies Conference yesterday.
MIT researchers are developing low-cost manufacturing methods based on the rapid reproduction of viruses. Angela Belcher, a panelist at the Emerging Technology Conference, explains.