A study of seven illnesses, including diabetes and cardiovascular disease, identifies new candidate genes.
The technologies behind the battery packs for the GM Volt are being tested and could be ready within a year.
Silicon nanowires may guide stem-cell development.
Nano Terra has acquired a massive patent portfolio covering technologies developed by Harvard's George Whitesides.
Novel pixel arrangement and a dynamic backlight could save power.
Startup LS9 is developing microbes that produce hydrocarbons.
A new substance could be used in portable sensors to reveal traces of explosives.