Propane chemically derived from corn could be used in heating and transportation.
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Domo the robot is designed for the unpredictability of household chores.
A plastic from recombinant E. coli gets FDA approval for use in safer, ultrastrong sutures.
Scientists have developed a light-triggered switch to control brain cells, which could aid in the development of therapies for epilepsy and other diseases--and shed light on the neural code.
The inventor of the World Wide Web explains how the Semantic Web works and how it will transform how we use and understand data.
A set of genes found in marine microorganisms can endow common bacteria with the ability to generate energy from light.
A new type of material could allow solar cells to harvest far more light.
A new MIT study says that no single technology is the solution to economically cutting carbon-dioxide emissions from coal.
A new MIT report says that much more effort is needed to develop and test technology that will make clean-coal power plants economical and practical.
A new computer model could significantly advance nanoscale engineering.