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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
Black Phosphorus Has Renaissance in Two Dimensions
An inherent band gap is bolstering the reputation of the hot new 2D material
Nanophotonic Crystals Separate Real Luxury Watches From the Fakes
A simple method involving only a UV light can reveal the authenticity of luxury watches
Full-Duplex Chip Will Create a Wireless Bandwidth Bonanza
A full-duplex chip—one that can send and receive simultaneously—could double phone-network data capacity
Sweden Tests Electric Roads to Give EVs Unlimited Range
Overhead wires provide electricity for buses and trains. Could they work for trucks, too?
Wearable Device Tracks Tricks in Freestyle Snowboarding
Cool trick, huh? says the algorithm
Why Wi-Fi Stinks—and How to Fix It
Neglected channels could add Wi-Fi capacity if router makers used them properly
Walmart and Five Elements Robotics Working on Robotic Shopping Cart
We like the idea of an autonomous shopping cart, but getting it to work will be a challenge
Anki's Cozmo: the Intelligent Robotic Toy You've Always Wanted, Maybe
Cozmo promises intelligence, personality, and fun, but is it enough to hold your interest?
Startup Profile: Kepler Communications Aims to Build a Commercial Space Network to Keep Satellites in Touch
Eyeing the space boom, the company plans to launch a constellation of CubeSats