Researchers from the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory and Stanford University have designed a low-cost, long-life battery that could enable solar and wind energy to become major suppliers to the electrical grid.
A research group at Wake Forest University developed a flexible fabric that makes electricity from heat or movement. It could revolutionize cheap, renewable energy.
On Monday, the Supreme Court heard Myriad Genetics plead their case on why they want to patent human genes. According to the biotech company, it discovered the genes linked to higher risks in breast and ovarian cancer and plans to further its research.
The human-like PETMAN robot was developed by Boston Dynamics with funding from the DoD Chemical and Biological Defense (CBD) program. It is used to test the performance of protective clothing designed for hazardous environments. The video shows initial testing in a chemical protection suit and gas mask.
Fred Turner, a 17-year-old boy from Yorkshire, built a working DNA testing machine in his bedroom.
Scientists have built a 3-D printer that creates material resembling human tissues. The novel substance, a deceptively simple network of water droplets coated in lipids, could one day be used to deliver drugs to the body — or perhaps even to replace damaged tissue in living organs.
If you think the future is far away, think again.
Today there are tons of apps available that can make us feel like we live in the future right now.
Scientists and biotechnology companies are locked in a debate over the ethics of genetic patents
Primove, a subsidiary of transportation giant Bombardier, just announced plans to test wireless induction charging on public buses in Manheim, Germany…
Solar cells are just like leaves, capturing the sunlight and turning it into energy. It’s fitting that they can now be made partially from trees. Georgia Institute of Technology and Purdue University researchers have developed efficient solar cells using natural substrates derived from plants such as trees…
19-year-old Boyan Slat has unveiled plans to create an Ocean Cleanup Array that could remove 7,250,000 tons of plastic waste from the world’s oceans…