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
Video Friday: BratWurst Bot, Facebook Drone, and Powerline Ape
Your weekly selection of awesome robot videos
Ethereum Blockchain Forks to Return Stolen Funds
Advocates of an Ethereum "hard fork" got what they wanted, and Ether is now rebounding on the markets. But the future of the technology remains unclear
Tesla's Autopilot May Have Saved A Life
The driver says the robot slammed on the brakes before he could, stopping just before hitting a pedestrian
How to Turn Music Into Colors With a Wi-Fi Bridge
The ESP8266 microchip is an unexpected powerhouse
Silicon Nanoparticles Provide Biocompatible Solution to Cancer Detection and Treatment
Porous silicon nanoparticles offer harmless diagnostic and therapeutic solution for many types of cancer
Transistors Will Stop Shrinking in 2021, Moore’s Law Roadmap Predicts
The last ITRS report forecasts an end to traditional 2D scaling
Silencing Transformers with Numerical Simulation
At ABB, engineers develop multiphysics models and custom applications to minimize noise level in transformers
Plasmonics Enable Optical Microscopes to Perform Like Electron Microscopes
Low production costs make technique available to developing countries for detecting a wide variety of diseases
Profile: Beth Keser wants to MacGyver her way into Hollywood
This engineer is turning her skills toward creating a new TV show
IAM Robotics Takes on Automated Warehouse Picking
A Pittsburgh startup wants to build a robot that can pick items off of shelves, the holy grail of warehouse fulfillment
The Man Who Invented Intelligent Traffic Control a Century Too Early
With traffic accidents soaring, Charles Adler imagined an intelligent transportation system that was ahead of its time