A protein has shown the ability to regenerate optical nerves in rat experiments.
A project is networking home appliances and thermostats to electricity grids, decreasing utility costs and electricity loads.
Freescale Semiconductor is using nanoscale materials to halve the size of flash memory and make it much less expensive.
A novel process for squeezing hydrogen out of biomass could mean a cheaper and easier way to make hydrogen for fuel cells.
In an overture to the press and analysts, the company put its executives on stage and unveiled new search-related products.
A new technique could reveal the benefits and drawbacks of experimental drugs earlier in the discovery process.
According to a study with mice, restricting calories may boost longevity -- by altering growth hormone and insulin.
Microsoft is trying to become a major player in the competitive and lucrative market for smart-phone operating systems.
Inventors are tackling problems in energy, medicine, and construction – and fueling interest in science and engineering.