Phasing out the production tax credit, and adding cost and performance requirements, could shorten the path to large-scale renewable energy.
Cheap, simple water filters made of plant xylem could dramatically reduce the incidence of water-borne diseases in places without access to clean drinking water, say engineers.
In five years, what will fundamentally change the customer experience as we know it today?
A test of high-bandwidth optical communications from lunar orbiter to Earth stations succeeds.
If you thought a blob of oil is a good-for-nothing, useless, errr, blob, here's a video that will make you think again.
For Apple events, the thrill isn't gone, but it's starting to fade.
Two experimental Twitter "apps" that create a personalized, private feed of recommendations could be joined by many more.
Spark Therapeutics hopes to commercialize multiple gene-based treatments developed at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.
Noise maps are notoriously time-consuming and expensive to make. Unless you crowdsource the data from smartphones, say Australian engineers.
Thanks to Google, Minecraft players can now toy with quantum teleportation and Einstein's "spooky action at a distance."