Researchers in Peru have a new way to capture electricity from plants and bacteria to help rainforest communities.
Heading into the latest round of international climate negotiations, renewed optimism around country emissions pledges is clouded by still-gloomy warming forecasts.
A weekly roundup of the best and most important energy reading from around the Web, compiled by MIT Technology Review energy editor Richard Martin.
Psychologists believe that drawing is an important part of children's cognitive development. So an objective analysis of these drawings could provide an important insight into this process, a task that machine vision is ideally suited to.
Startup Pavegen has already installed floor tiles to harness the power of footsteps; now it wants to put that technology inside your shoes.
Even as computer models grow more powerful and more precise, they remain uncertain as to regional effects.
A weekly roundup of the best and most important reads on the Web, compiled by MIT Technology Review energy editor Richard Martin.
The Department of Energy will help startups navigate the testing and licensing process—but some nuclear entrepreneurs doubt it will be enough.
Oil companies’ climate change policies may not have been criminal, but they were self-deceiving.
Synthetic porous materials that flex to take up and release fuel could lead to cheaper natural-gas cars that don’t need cumbersome storage tanks.