Ionic liquid catalyst helps turn emissions into fuel
An Illinois research team has succeeded in overcoming one major obstacle to a promising technology that simultaneously reduces atmospheric carbon dioxide and produces fuel.
Fuel-injection System That Delivers 64 Miles Per Gallon
Low-Budget Fusion Reactor Could Generate Energy within a Decade
Wireless network detects falls by the elderly
University of Utah electrical engineers have developed a network of wireless sensors that can detect a person falling. This monitoring technology could be linked to a service that would call emergency help ...
PsiKick's batteryless sensors poised for coming 'Internet of things'
Research from the University of Virginia and the universities of Michigan and Washington is the foundation of a startup company, PsiKick, that plans to manufacture the lowest-power wireless sensors in the ...
Silicon Valley isn't sharing Facebook's misery (Update)
Silicon Valley, it turns out, doesn't revolve around the stock prices of Facebook and its playful sidekick, Zynga.
Startup turns carbon dioxide into fuels
(Phys.org) -- Ask Andrew Bocarsly about the innovation behind Liquid Light, a New Jersey startup company that turns carbon dioxide into fuels and industrial chemicals, and the Princeton University chemistry ...
Lab startup brings fuel cells to the developing world
(Phys.org) —In some parts of the developing world, people may live in homes without electricity or toilets or running water but yet they own cell phones. To charge those phones, they may have to walk for ...
Review: TV video-calling gadget costs too much for too little
You may have already placed a video call from your computer or from your smartphone. In the future you may make such calls from your television.
New startup believes it has a way to cheaply convert methane to ethylene
Battle brewing over control of personal data online
Google Inc., Yahoo Inc., Facebook Inc. and other Internet companies have made billions of dollars tracking people's online movements and using that data to target advertising based on their prediction of what a person might ...
Supreme Court to rule on TV over Internet service (Update)
The United States Supreme Court will decide whether a startup company can offer live television broadcasts over the Internet without paying fees to broadcasters.
IPO spotlights Twitter co-founders
Twitter co-founder Evan Williams, who sold blogging platform startup Pyra Labs to Google a decade ago, will cash in anew when the hot one-to-many messaging service hits Wall Street.
Economics = MC2—A portrait of the modern physics startup
For much of the 20th century, many of the technological innovations that drove U.S. economic growth emerged from "idea factories" housed within large companies—research units like Bell Labs or Xerox PARC ...