New tricks with light and lenses could produce the smallest microprocessors -- without revamping the industry.
DNA tests to find out your ancestry are growing in popularity. But do they really work? And are they worth it?
Nokia is looking beyond handheld devices to services that will make mobile phones, PCs, and the Internet more compatible.
A European consortium is drawing closer to building a megawatt-scale power plant that uses bedrock heat.
With GE’s new plastic, self-washing buildings, cheap diagnostic chips, and free-flowing honey jars are possible.
AFM, a nanotech workhorse, just got far faster and more precise.
As President Bush talks up the need for more research, scientists are making advances in hybrids and all-electric vehicles.
A new wireless technology could beat fiber optics for speed in some applications.
A biotech startup says its genetic engineering method could turn plants into cheap ethanol producers within five years.
New production methods could transform the niche technology.