A new battery design could lead to a cheap way to address the intermittency of solar and wind power.
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.
Big data and artificial intelligence are producing ultra-accurate forecasts that will make it feasible to integrate much more renewable energy into the grid.
The ability to create primates with intentional mutations could provide powerful new ways to study complex and genetically baffling brain disorders.
A new map, a decade in the works, shows structures of the brain in far greater detail than ever before, providing neuroscientists with a guide to its immense complexity.
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.
Researchers will examine the brains of living fetuses to study the origins of mental disorders like autism.