Because China relies so heavily on coal for power, electric vehicles aren’t necessarily an improvement over gasoline-powered cars.
The Harvard-MIT genomic science institute stays mute on how it will assert control over the tools expected to speed cures and change gene therapy.
Advanced Cell Technology is testing a stem-cell treatment for blindness that could preserve vision and potentially reverse vision loss.
A Brazilian neuroscientist says brain-controlled robotics will let the paralyzed walk again.
A U.N. climate report says we’ll overshoot greenhouse gas targets, and will need new technologies to make up for it.
Tesla’s audacious plan to build a giant battery factory may mostly be a clever negotiating tactic.
The energy-efficient power networks of the future will require entirely new ways of forecasting demand on the scale of individual households. That won't be easy.
Stanford researchers develop a copper catalyst that can efficiently convert carbon monoxide and water to ethanol.
Three years after the Fukushima disaster, some countries are pulling back from nuclear power while others grow capacity.
The most extensive collaboration between the patient social network and a drug company to-date is likely to be just the first of its kind.