Technology and geopolitics are driving ambitious deep-sea projects to provide clean energy to parts of the world that desperately need it.
Researchers have created self-contained cellular biolasers.
China generates only about 2 percent of its total electricity using nuclear power, but it is adding new reactors much faster than any other country.
The successful launch of a 3-D-printed drone from a ship shows a possible route to cheaper autonomous aircraft.
New antibody drugs show promise in slowing the advance of Alzheimer’s disease.
Founded by Americans, Promethean Power brings a thermal battery system to small dairy farmers in India and Bangladesh.
Rice plants try this one weird trick to cut greenhouse-gas emissions and increase yield.
New research provides a potential pathway to a drug to save people from the progressive damage of severe or repeated concussions.
Rex Computing’s 19-year-old founder has a plan to dramatically cut the energy used by powerful computers.
Despite massive resources all over the world, only three countries have managed to produce shale gas at commercial scale.