A new kind of low-cost, high efficiency solar cell emerges thanks to crystals known as perovskites.
Can genome-editing technology revive the idea of genetically modified livestock?
A powerful new way to generate electricity could eventually make electric cars and electronic gadgets run longer.
Improving technology is making electrolysis a viable way to store excess energy from renewable sources.
A viral social-media campaign has brought unprecedented money to a rare disease. How might new funding help ALS research?
Mobility data from an African mobile-phone carrier could help researchers recommend where to focus health-care efforts.
A new kind of accelerometer could bring sophisticated motion sensing to even cheap mobile phones.
Scientists are hunting for the genetic basis of suicide and developing suicide DNA tests.
Improvements in DNA analysis are helping us rewrite the past and better grasp what it means to be human.
A novel way of powering implanted devices could enable new ways to control appetite, regulate insulin, and treat brain injuries.