A startup prepares to manufacture electronics that conform to skin, arteries, and organs, allowing new surgical and measuring methods.
Inside the power source for portable electronics and electric vehicles.
Qualcomm uses the mechanism that gives color to butterfly wings to make low-power, full-color e-reader displays.
A desktop 3-D printer builds plastic objects layer by layer
Organovo's 3-D printer creates human tissues that could help speed drug discovery.
A toy ball moves under the command of a smart-phone application.
Large sheets made from carbon nanotubes could lead to lighter aircraft and more resilient space probes.
A globe studded with cameras captures a panorama if you throw it in the air.
Better Place's switching stations allow electric cars to swap batteries during long trips.
Photographs by Gil Lavi
Belts of electrodes can control muscles in the forearm to help a beginner play a musical instrument.