An emerging additive manufacturing technology could be fast and cheap enough to compete with conventional methods, but it faces materials-related challenges.
The Supreme Court’s ruling on mercury and other toxins could help the effort to limit greenhouse gas emissions.
Genetically engineered mice treated for Middle East respiratory syndrome are disease-free, but it’s not yet clear if it will work for humans.
As market forces chip away at the coal industry, many plants are being repurposed as data centers, museums, and mixed-use neighborhoods.
New microbes and new techniques show promise for advanced biofuels, but the industry is still years away from real progress.
How the Japanese company Line turns free messages into real revenue.
My virtual helper can be surprisingly lifelike, but she’s obsessed with meetings.
In India, bigger is better when it comes to mobile phones, but Apple is lagging behind competitors like Samsung and Xiaomi.
A swarm of small satellites could give critical infrastructure an Internet connection that never goes down.
Researchers have shown that rigid lithium-ion batteries can be made more suitable for smart watches and other flexible electronics.