Tiny DNA robots could be the future of assembly lines.
Germans engineer an organic alternative from a paper waste product.
Working in garages or big labs, hundreds have tried to ‘improve’ the game. Few have succeeded.
The GBU-54 – used for the first time in Iraq on Aug. 12 – will help US forces hit moving targets and minimize civilian casualties, say military officials.
New method to time traffic lights could help Americans burn less gasoline.
Researchers attempt to make meat without killing livestock.
ZENN Motors says its electric car will cruise for 250 miles on a single five-minute charge. Skeptics cry shenanigans.
Deciphering latent script on ancient parchment makes curator Will Noel's job an Indiana Jones-style adventure
Small innovators rule so far in the entries for the Progressive Automotive X Prize for the most fuel-efficient car.
A Smith College professor's program may provide a pattern for how to attract and keep women engineers.
Engineers call it 'crowd farming.' If it works, you could help power city lights just by taking a stroll.
Big-city wireless Internet plans took a hit this summer, but places like Owensboro, Ky., and Rio Rancho, N.M., put networks in place.
A genome firm says it changed one bacterium species into another by transferring DNA 'software.'
Switching an old convertible to run on plug-in power is tricky, expecially in front of an expectant crowd. Part 2 of two.
We ride along as entrepreneur Greg Abbott turns a 1978 Triumph Spitfire into a completely clean, zero-emissions electric vehicle. Part 1 of two.
Nanotechnology is giving batteries, often considered a weak link in electronics, a much-needed boost.
A New Jersey civil engineer powers his home with solar panels and hydrogen tanks. Can it work in the mainstream?