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
How EPFL Made Pleurobot the Most Salamanderish Robot Ever
A new paper details just how salamander-like Pleurobot really is
Ohio State's Electric Motorcycle Takes On a Punishing Mountain Course
It took some last-minute engineering to get the Buckeye Current, a battery-powered bike, into racing condition
Resonating Drums Made Out of Graphene Could Lead to Better Sensors
A new type of electrically-controlled mechanical resonator could detect ultra-weak signals
How We’ll Put a Carbon Nanotube Computer in Your Hand
Circuits built from carbon nanotubes will give silicon real competition
A World of Help for Women Software Engineers
A software engineer makes it easier for women in tech around the world to “find their tribe”
Alphabet's Sidewalk Labs Wants to Help You Navigate Smart Cities
A mobile app will give you all the best options for driving, parking, and transit
The Godzilla of Solar Ovens
Built in 1949, the giant Mont-Louis solar furnace could instantly ignite wood and melt through a steel plate in seconds
Exoskeleton Could Quell the Tremors of Parkinson's Disease Patients at Crucial Moments
A wearable device for the arm would only turn on when the user needs fine motor skills
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