The economics of combating climate change may depend on an underfunded technology.
Advanced Cell Technology is testing a stem-cell treatment for blindness that could preserve vision and potentially reverse vision loss.
Because China relies so heavily on coal for power, electric vehicles aren’t necessarily an improvement over gasoline-powered cars.
Stanford researchers develop a copper catalyst that can efficiently convert carbon monoxide and water to ethanol.
A U.N. climate report says we’ll overshoot greenhouse gas targets, and will need new technologies to make up for it.
A Brazilian neuroscientist says brain-controlled robotics will let the paralyzed walk again.
Three years after the Fukushima disaster, some countries are pulling back from nuclear power while others grow capacity.
Tesla’s audacious plan to build a giant battery factory may mostly be a clever negotiating tactic.
An old idea for treating cancer is yielding impressive results on cancer patients—and lots of attention from drug companies.
A flexible electronic skin patch has strain gauges to measure tremors, and heating elements to release drugs held inside nanoparticles.