The economics of combating climate change may depend on an underfunded technology.
An iPad accessory launching later this year will bring transparent morphing buttons to the device’s screen to aid touch-typing.
Dropbox’s new photo app, Carousel, is smartly designed, but that won’t ensure success.
Tiny robots that work together like ants could lead to a new way to manufacture complex structures and electronics.
The Roomba maker is working on technology that could enable robots to help with more household chores.
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.
Home automation systems and networking equipment vulnerable to a major encryption flaw are unlikely to be fixed.
Author Sarah Lewis discusses some counterintuitive pathways to breakthroughs.
A U.N. climate report says we’ll overshoot greenhouse gas targets, and will need new technologies to make up for it.