For more on the Detroit Auto Show, see Show Recap: Detroit Goes Electro-tastic!
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
Show Recap: Detroit Goes Electro-tastic!
Slammed by the economic crisis, most carmakers showed hybrid or electric vehicles
Slideshow: Robots Gone Wild
Creatures from across the animal kingdom offer design principles to make robots more useful, engaging, and lifelike
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
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.
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
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
Computer Vision Leader Fei-Fei Li on Why AI Needs Diversity
At the White House Frontiers Conference, Stanford's Li details three crucial reasons to increase diversity in AI
Aussie Uses Arduino Chips to Roboticize a Ford Focus
He also used a few cameras, which fit neatly into the car's ultrasound ports