Germanium could be the next great chip material after silicon’s limits have been reached.
Nations agree to start drafting climate action plans, which could encourage greater investment in clean energy.
A variety of new digital filters will make a photograph look vintage. The inauthenticity of the effect is irrelevant: it’s enough to evoke an audience’s sense of the past.
A prototype app called Contax analyzes communication patterns to figure out who matters to you most.
For years scientists searched fruitlessly for the causes of autism by looking for genes shared by families prone to the disorder. Now researchers taking a new approach have begun to unlock its secrets.
The way the Land of the Rising Sun built and lost its dominance in photovoltaics shows just how vulnerable renewables remain to changing politics and national policies.
Severe droughts are forcing researchers to rethink how technology can increase the supply of fresh water.