Peter Thiel says he’s trying to get entrepreneurs to go after bigger problems than the ones Silicon Valley is chasing.
Computerized headlights could eliminate glare from oncoming cars while improving visibility.
A new study says the population could hit 12 billion by 2100, though it doesn’t take into account the effects of climate change, food shortages, disease, or conflict.
A faster enzyme for turning CO2 into sugar is a key step toward much higher crop yields.
A soft, lightweight exoskeleton developed at Harvard applies assistive force without interfering with a person’s normal gait.
A California factory recently built by Japanese-German firm DMG Mori Seiki makes the case for the future of U.S. advanced manufacturing.
Companies that use natural gas as a raw material find the U.S. an increasingly attractive place to be.
Robots are starting to collaborate with human workers in factories, offering greater efficiency and flexibility.
Researchers say “pocketsourcing” could let you find parking spots easily, without requiring cities to add spot sensors.
Your next laptop or tablet may have 3-D sensors that let it recognize gestures or augment a real scene with virtual characters.