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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
Google Science Fair: A 3D-Printed Exoskeleton That Can Train a Paralyzed Hand to Move Again
A 16-year-old from Saudi Arabia develops an exoskeleton and control glove to revolutionize physical therapy for stroke patients
Mimicking the Veins in a Leaf, Scientists Hope to Make Super-Efficient Displays and Solar Cells
Fractals and biomimetics just helped to surpass the performance of today’s transparent electrode materials
A Brief History of the Microwave Oven
Where the “radar” in Raytheon’s Radarange came from
After the IC: Jack Kilby’s Solar Misadventure
The Nobel Prize winner spent a decade trying to create a household solar energy system—and failed
Working Out With Intel and Oakley’s Chatty Radar Pace Augmented Reality Smart Glasses
If your smart glasses contain a virtual companion who knows exactly what you are doing and has an opinion about it, are you living in an augmented reality?
Video Friday: Deep Learning for Cars, Space Invaders With Drones, and Disagreeable Robot
Your weekly selection of awesome robot videos
Demo: The Ekso GT Robotic Exoskeleton for Paraplegics and Stroke Patients
The exoskeleton built for spinal cord injury patients is now cleared for stroke patients as well
A Superfast DNA Sequencer Based on Motion Detection
Molybdenum disulfide is the new cutting-edge material for nanopore DNA sequencers
New Memristor Circuit Mimics Synapses in the Brain
Engineers used memristors to accurately emulate a key part of learning and memory in the human brain