The Supreme Court’s ruling on mercury and other toxins could help the effort to limit greenhouse gas emissions.
Genetically engineered mice treated for Middle East respiratory syndrome are disease-free, but it’s not yet clear if it will work for humans.
As market forces chip away at the coal industry, many plants are being repurposed as data centers, museums, and mixed-use neighborhoods.
New microbes and new techniques show promise for advanced biofuels, but the industry is still years away from real progress.
A startup from one of the A123 founders aims to overhaul the making of lithium-ion batteries--but it’s not the first to try.
Researchers have shown that rigid lithium-ion batteries can be made more suitable for smart watches and other flexible electronics.
New diagnostics can find the DNA that drives a tumor, but evidence that they help patients is missing.
A new type of flexible electronic device shows promise for long-term brain mapping and could be a more effective way to provide therapeutic stimulation.
As the Pope calls for action on climate change, a growing body of evidence shows that low-latitude countries will feel the heaviest effects of global warming.
Devices produce electricity from spores resting on water’s surface, but practical applications remain distant.