A new battery design could lead to a cheap way to address the intermittency of solar and wind power.
Researchers will examine the brains of living fetuses to study the origins of mental disorders like autism.
Even conventional industrial robots are becoming safer to work around, making them more likely to collaborate with humans.
Big data and artificial intelligence are producing ultra-accurate forecasts that will make it feasible to integrate much more renewable energy into the grid.
Computer scientists have created machines that have the balance and agility to walk and run across rough and uneven terrain, making them far more useful in navigating human environments.
Thirty years after virtual-reality goggles and immersive virtual worlds made their debut, the technology finally seems poised for widespread use.
Inks made from different types of materials, precisely applied, are greatly expanding the kinds of things that can be printed.
The ability to create primates with intentional mutations could provide powerful new ways to study complex and genetically baffling brain disorders.
Microprocessors configured more like brains than traditional chips could soon make computers far more astute about what’s going on around them.
A new map, a decade in the works, shows structures of the brain in far greater detail than ever before, providing neuroscientists with a guide to its immense complexity.