Alcoholic drinks turn ceramic compounds into superconductors. Can beer-based unobtainium be far off?
In an apology titled, "Funny Or Die is Sorry for Lying about Hoverboards," actor Christopher Lloyd owns up to the ruse that went on a day too long.
Every few years, some new technology comes along that everyone's sure will become the next big thing. And then, nothing happens. Here are my top 10.
American Superconductor says using underground superconductor cables is a better way to bulk up the U.S. transmission grid. Will such a DC network make inroads against AC?
The Tianhe-1A supercomputer bests the Jaguar system in the biannual Top 500 list, but the U.S. high-performance computing community doesn't need to hang its head in shame just yet.
The twice-yearly ranking of fastest supercomputer in the world should be released next week. It's very likely that Jaguar will be overtaken at last.
Experts wrangle with what's the best formula for transitioning the lumbering energy industry to cleaner sources and to take advantage of green-energy innovations.
Rafe and Molly square off over the re-use of air conditioning technology, the fail whale sinks a deal between Facebook and Twitter, Gmail is cracked, and an enterprising astronaut creates the ultimate in must-have space tech: a zero-G coffee cup.