A new device uses inexpensive, low-power magnets and lasers to create images for materials and biomedical applications.
The most recent test of the U.S. missile defense system is receiving criticism from technical observers for its simplicity and secrecy.
Adding a chemical found in antifreeze to fuel cells could provide a longer-lasting alternative to batteries in portable electronics.
Will nano-engineered implants set kidney patients free?
Not everyone gets a solar cell named after them: but Michael Gratzel did. He says his novel technology, which promises electricity-generating windows and low manufacturing costs, is ready for the market.
Technology has taken oil exploration to new depths--and found a huge reserve.
Improved imaging methods could help identify those most at risk for developing memory disorders.
Officials at Lockheed Martin say the Orion crew vehicle, NASA's Moon-bound successor to the space shuttle, will combine retro-1960s and cutting-edge aerospace technologies.
A resourceful (and, of course, anonymous) group of MIT students pulls off a bicoastal prank.