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Rossi--a lone Italian inventor with no real credentials and a history as a convicted scam artist--has convinced a small army of researchers that his box can harness a new type of nuclear reaction. What if they're right?
The next big thing in alternative energy: your body. Wasted energy from your movements may not be enough to power your house, but it will be charging your cellphone and more within the next decade
At this year's spare but surprisingly upbeat North American International Auto Show, talk of an electrified future filled Detroit's Cobo Hall
A 21st century electric-car revival is under way. But the first challenge—building a cheap, safe, powerful battery—is the hardest
The next generation of electronics, airplanes and could be made out of incredibly strong "buckypaper"
Intel's new microchip delivers high performance but saves on power
Jellyfish invasions, Internet auctions, god particles: Read about the year's biggest science stories before they happen. Bonus: How to decipher geeky jargon and when to buy a DeLorean
Once upon a time, the mantra for scientific success was "Think big." Nowadays, it's all about the ongoing mission to make things really, really small. Here, a look at the latest in Lilliputian developments
High-tech security isn't just for the airport anymore. Advances now coming out of the labs will help protect what's dear to you, from your car to your kids, your dinner to your dinero
In the escalating arms race between battery power and consumption, The Cells are losing to The Gadgetsâ€”Big time. Question is, can the chemists catch up to the engineers?
The long tale of battery evolution, starring unsuspecting frogs, pink bunnies and doomed satellites.
A reader asks: Is it true that CDs can disintegrate after 20 years? How long will my digital photos last?
The handheld "smart communicator" will have the memory and processing power of today's best desktop computers, and it'll display on any nearby screen. The virtual laptop is pocket-size.
Five items you'll want in your backpack this fall.
Two laptops, one choice. Big battery or big screen? Either way, you lose.
Researchers develop nanotubes that can help circuits repair critical breaks
Replacing computers in Iraq isn't easy--so the military opts for the thicker, better-sealed, waterproof machine.