Carbon nanotubes could help make nanoparticle-based solar cells more efficient and practical.
Would your cell phone be more fun if the industry adopted standards?
Researchers are developing a cheap sensor array that distinguishes the breath of patients with lung cancer.
A user interface that tracks eye movement may provide an alternate way to use a computer.
Adding decoy photons to quantum-cryptographic signals should finally make them "unconditionally secure."
This year, as every year, we present the 10 technologies we find most exciting--and most likely to alter industries, fields of research, and even the way we live.
Plasma turns waste to ethanol.
Researchers are fooling around with E. coli.
One of the largest solar energy plants in the world went on line in Portugal this winter.
Washington's growing interest could help make plug-in hybrids more affordable. The payoff: 150 miles per gallon.