A startup says it has a more efficient process to use carbon dioxide for making valuable chemical feedstocks.
The Fukushima disaster led Japan to shut down nuclear power plants, but three years of rising costs and carbon dioxide emissions are forcing it to reverse course.
A low-cost microscope made from folded paper and a cheap lens could revolutionize education and health care in the developing world.
Craig Venter’s new company wants to improve human longevity by creating the world’s largest, most comprehensive database of genetic and physiological information.
Edward Snowden appeared via secure video to motivate developers at SXSW.
WebTV’s creator thinks his forthcoming wireless technology will give us faster, better mobile Internet access.
“Transparency reports” reveal insights about the requests made in the name of national security—including information that was previously kept secret.
Google's Android boss says a wearable SDK is coming. Here's hoping it will be more popular than Glass.
The best of the rest from the arXiv preprint server.
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