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
Finnish Carrier Sets New World Record for 4G Download Speeds
And that’s good news because Finns use a ton of data
Malawi and South Africa Pioneer Unused TV Frequencies for Rural Broadband
Pilot projects show the potential for repurposing TV frequencies
Injectable Nanowires Monitor Mouse Brains for Months
Implantable device could teach about brain development and disease
New 3D Composites Could Help Store Energy for Hybrid and Electric Vehicles
A sandwich of polymers and nanoceramic parts could improve the performance of capacitive storage devices
Nanoscale Wireless Communication Operates at Visible Wavelengths for the First Time
Plasmonic nanoantennas are 60 percent faster than previous plasmonic wave guides
Setting a Land Speed Record with a Sidecar Motorcycle
Kevin Clemens built this electric sidecar motorcycle to set a world record on the salt flats of Bonneville
DIY Emergency Button: Hack a Nike+iPod Sport Kit to Create an Elder Alert System
Some inexpensive components can replace pricey commercial services
Video Friday: Octopus Robot, Solar Drone, and Humanoid Neck Test
Your weekly selection of awesome robot videos
Carbon Nanotube-Based Sensor Detects Toxins With a Mobile Phone
Carbon nanotubes wrapped in a polymer offer a powerful sensing platform for many chemicals
Why Should Engineers Give Themselves Awards?
Because engineers look good in evening wear (and so does the profession)
Real-Time Crowd Simulator Could Help Prevent Deadly Stampedes
System collects real-time crowd data to help authorities predict and head off tragic stampedes that have left hundreds dead