As climate change accelerates, a handful of scientists are eager to move ahead with experiments testing ways to counteract warming artificially. Their reasoning: we just might get desperate enough to use this technology one day.
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A new device that’s powered by sunlight could help solve water scarcity problems.
Scientists want to test plans for a transportable molten-salt reactor by piggybacking on their existing nuclear facility.
The company, backed by Peter Thiel’s Founders Fund, revised inflated assertions about its advanced reactor design after growing concerns prompted an MIT review.
The focus of research on fusion power has moved from big government programs to startups with novel designs.
Lockheed Martin says it will have a small fusion reactor prototype in five years but offers no data.
A new way to track heart and breathing data, demonstrated with Google Glass, could heighten interest in wearable sensors.
It’s a way to connect all different kinds of items, says Intel’s Genevieve Bell.
The difficulty of predicting local effects of climate change makes a compelling case for preventing it.
The new iPhone breaks ground by seamlessly sharing Wi-Fi and 4G for Siri. Further tweaks could boost bandwidth 20-fold in some cases.