Peter Thiel says he’s trying to get entrepreneurs to go after bigger problems than the ones Silicon Valley is chasing.
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 DNA sequencer the size of a cell phone could change where, and how, gene research occurs.
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One of the most promising new manufacturing technologies still faces big hurdles.
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.
Leading manufacturers in China combine the country’s historical labor advantages with expertise in automation, design, and manufacturing.