For more on robots in the wild, see March of the SandBots
Slideshow: Electric Cars Rule Detroit Auto Show
Car makers showed off their latest electric vehicles to a receptive audience at last month's Detroit Auto Show
Show Recap: Detroit Goes Electro-tastic!
Slammed by the economic crisis, most carmakers showed hybrid or electric vehicles
How Smart Can You and Your Local Electricity Grid Get?
Xcel Energy's small-town test of smart-distribution and home-monitoring technology may set the stage for much bigger things.
Top 10 Tech Cars of 2009
Electric-drive cars take second place to sheer survival
How Green Is My Plug-In?
The carbon impact of the millions of electric vehicles soon to hit the road will depend on the grids that supply them
A Rock Show Gets the LED Out
Stadium acts like Nine Inch Nails and Radiohead are trading pyrotechnics and JumboTrons for LEDs and software
Cooling the Hottest Rooms
A creative renovation of Stanford University's data centers saves money and energy
Letters to the Editor: Responses to “Unclean at Any Speed”
IEEE members weigh in on EVs and the importance of transportation electrification
Ozzie Zehner Responds to His Critics
Expensive green technologies aren’t as clean as they seem
The Nearly Effortless Flight of the Albatross
Measuring and modeling the bird’s aerial behavior could inspire new drone designs
Winner: Superconductors on the High Seas
New ship motors propel a quiet revolution
The Energy Balance of Running
Human beings are great at running because they are stupendous at sweating
Video Microscopy Technique Reveals How Battery-Killing Dendrites Grow
Video of how dendrites grow inside Lithium-metal batteries promises a way to limit their growth and extend battery life
New Computer Combines Electronic Circuits with Light Pulses
A specialized computer based partly on light pulses could solve some of the trickiest problems for conventional computers
Can Smarter Solar Inverters Save the Grid?
A new technique called virtual oscillator control lets solar inverters help stabilize the power grid
SRI Demonstrates Abacus, the First New Rotary Transmission Design in 50 Years
Finally a gear system that could replace costly harmonic drives
If Germany Bans Internal Combustion Engines, It'll Change the Game
A recent vote by German heads of state sparks political debate on banning internal combustion engines
Agriculture Drones Are Finally Cleared for Takeoff
New U.S. rules for commercial drones will benefit farmers and the drone industry
Can Stanford’s Deep Dive Into Virtual Reality Help Save the Oceans?
Stanford researchers are releasing free VR software for the HTC Vive in hopes that it will change people for the better
Software, the Invisible Technology
We used to go to stores to buy it. Now software is so ubiquitous, we don’t even notice it