MIT’s funkiest building sparks creative thinking.
Battery electrodes may help vehicles morph – and save energy.
A sun-drenched look at how this agricultural giant has become a global leader in biofuels.
Subra Suresh is borrowing tools from physics to understand nanoscale changes in diseased cells.
TR takes a look inside the company’s Mindstorms Robotic Invention System, a simple but versatile robotics platform for hobbyists and educators.
Don’t expect the scarcity of fossil fuels to drive us toward alternative energy sources anytime soon: we’re getting smarter about finding and extracting oil.
The U.S. Energy Department’s fuel-recycling initiative could be a distraction from a more achievable goal: reviving today’s nuclear industry and averting some carbon emissions in the short term.
Creative toll strategies might make more of an impact on traffic congestion than new technologies, says a transportation researcher.
MRI can help to diagnose coronary artery disease -- clearly, accurately, and without surgery.
Ongoing and planned human tests take a promising approach to fighting cancer by boosting the immune system.