After years of caution, venture capitalists are warming up to robotics companies such as iRobot, Zoom Systems, and InTouch Technologies.
MIT chemist and two colleagues win Nobel Prize for pioneering work making new materials.
It's unstoppable, say the digerati in San Francisco this week: Users are taking over the Web.
Peer-to-peer file-sharing services are in retreat as legitimate sales of digital music take off.
Inventor Dean Kamen's energy-efficient electrical generator and water purifier could put power in the hands of rural villagers in poor countries.
Single-celled algae called diatoms could provide the structure for mass-produced nanodevices.
Three startups test distinct approaches to helping drivers avoid gridlock.
As the fiber-optics industry crashed, Corning got into an entirely different market: tailpipe emission controls.
Boston Scientific's blockbuster medical device -- and the novel way it was developed
Robert Noyce dreamed up the microchip in a 1959 notebook entry.