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
Indium Tin Oxide Might Be the Material Photonics Has Been Waiting For
Indium tin oxide is surprisingly adept at interacting with photons
Creating a Prosthetic Hand That Can Feel
DARPA’s HAPTIX program aims to develop a prosthetic hand that’s just as capable as the original
Plasmonics Make Electrochromic Polymers Fast Enough for Video
Electrochromic polymers are not just for darkening windows anymore thanks to plasmonics
The Self-Driving Car Industry Goes to Washington
Google, Ford, Volvo, Uber and Lyft have just founded a self-driving car lobby to press for favorable treatment in Congress and the regulatory agencies
Engineers to the Rescue! The Ultrasonic Mission to Save the Ganges River Dolphin
How a Japanese and Indian team of sonar engineers came together to help the endangered Ganges River dolphin
The Fight Over the .africa Domain Name
Two registries have claimed the Internet domain, leaving it stuck in limbo. The court battle begins next week
Stanford's Humanoid Diving Robot Takes on Undersea Archaeology and Coral Reefs
OceanOne is smaller, nimbler, and easier to control than traditional underwater ROVs
Nanostructures Give Infrared Photodetectors Three Colors to See In
A new twist on a 40-year-old material could lead to infrared color televisions and three-color infrared imaging
Claude Shannon: Tinkerer, Prankster, and Father of Information Theory
A profile of Shannon reveals the many facets of his life and work
Are Engineers Designing Their Robotic Replacements?
The profession could be putting itself out of work
Big Data Tamps Down HIV Outbreaks
A cutting-edge system detects the spread HIV infections in near real-time