Donald Sadoway conceived of a novel battery that could allow cities to run on solar power at night.
Zhong Lin Wang thinks piezoelectric nanowires could power implantable medical devices and serve as tiny sensors.
A new reactor design could make nuclear power safer and cheaper, says John Gilleland.
Han Cao's nanofluidic chip could cut DNA sequencing costs dramatically.
Kelvin Lim is using a new brain-imaging method to understand schizophrenia.
Prototype spots swelling and bleeding in a pilot study—but the novel technique employed is relatively unproven.
A 19th-century idea might lead to cleaner cars, larger-scale renewable energy.
The mental fuzziness induced by cancer treatment could be eased by cognitive exercises performed online, say researchers.
New prediction models can allow utilities to rely more heavily on wind and save millions.
A so-called metal-organic framework could offer a better way to get at the vast uranium resource dissolved in the ocean.