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
To Recycle, or Not To Recycle? This Trash Robot Knows For Sure
The TrashBot aims to prevent recycling mistakes by doing the sorting
Chilling Effects Watch: Oracle v. Google
A lawsuit over the Android operating system could adversely affect how companies write and release software
Google Glass Gets a Second Life in the ER
Doctors don the glasses to virtually bring off-site specialists to bedsides, and even the front lines of a disaster
5 Myths About 5G
The CTO of Japan’s largest mobile carrier is on a mission to dispel these misconceptions
Researchers Teaching Robots to Feel and React to Pain
An artificial nervous system could help robots avoid damaging interactions
Carbon Nanotubes Reveal Cancer Deep Inside Tissue
New method exploits the luminescence of carbon nanotubes to detect tumors deep inside tissue
You’ve Got the VR Glasses—But Do You Have the VR Jacket?
Startup Machina says gamers need connected clothing to be fully immersed in virtual reality
Autonomous Vehicles Traveling in Convoys Will Run Into This Inevitable Tradeoff
Wireless experts will need to find a “sweet spot” between intragroup message reliability and data age
How I Designed a Practical Electric Plane for NASA
To win a competition, a Georgia Tech student devised a fuel-cell plane to rival today’s best-selling small aircraft
Solar and Wind Energy From the Same Device
Candy-bar-sized device could produce solar and wind power from city rooftops
Gas and Power Grid Link Means L.A. Could Be Gigawatts Short This Summer
Simulations show the potential for wider problems, because of natural gas dependence and poor understanding of feedback effects between the two systems