Shin-Etsu Chemical plans to begin mass production, in three to four years, of material that would enable one-week battery life.
You wouldn't want to meet this camouflaged humanoid in a dark alley. For the time being, it's tethered to a treadmill.
With international norms on the use of chemical weapons allegedly violated, but weak political support for military action, what do we do?
Much cheaper, longer-range electric cars are on the way if Japan's Sekisui Chemical claims are realized in 2015.
The paper strips are designed to change from blue to pink within 30 seconds of exposure to even trace amounts of nerve gas.
Attacks against about 50 firms featured e-mails with attachments containing a backdoor.
Chemical suicide, which involves mixing common household chemicals in enclosed spaces, can seriously injure first responders, even in spite of warnings the person committing suicide posts.
A researcher says he got his idea to use a nerve-gas antidote to create an inexpensive litmus paper-like nerve-gas sensor after watching "The Rock."
Shin appears undeterred in unveiling new products at IFA, despite his company's recent trial loss to Apple. "Regardless of any hindrance, Samsung will continue to provide outstanding, innovative and unique products," he said.
At the U.S. Army's Dugway Proving Grounds facility in the Utah desert, researchers look for ways to protect soldiers against "bugs" that could easily kill or sideline them.