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We don’t need Elon Musk for an innovative tech industry

We all know that organizations are made up of many people, so why is it that the leaders get all the credit and most...

Elon Musk was right to drop his bungled plan to take Tesla private

Elon Musk shocked the world – including his own car company’s board – on Aug. 7 when he tweeted that he had the “funding...

New gallium oxide device could advance renewable energy, electric cars and more

The electronic transistor you’ve been waiting for How do you pack more power into an electric car? The answer may be electronic transistors made of gallium...

A.I. camera could help self-driving cars ‘see’ better

Researchers have devised a new type of artificially intelligent camera system that can classify images faster and more energy-efficiently. The image recognition technology that underlies...

How do you prolong the useful life of lubricants?

A new study explores one of the core problems, whether it's in a turbine or your car: foaming oil. Wind turbines towering hundreds of feet...

Orphaned elephants have a tougher social life, says new study

Young female orphan elephants have a tougher social life than non-orphans, a new study suggests, adding to a growing body of evidence of how...

Liquid battery could cut the charging time of electric cars from hours to seconds

A new type of energy storage system could revolutionize energy storage and drop the charging time of electric cars from hours to seconds. In a...
New AI camera could revolutionize autonomous vehicles

New AI camera could revolutionize autonomous vehicles

The image recognition technology that underlies today’s autonomous cars and aerial drones depends on artificial intelligence: The computers essentially teach themselves to recognize objects like...

Engineers taught a drone to herd birds away from airports

With a new algorithm, a drone can autonomously protect airfields Engineers at Caltech have developed a new control algorithm that enables a single drone to...
Car 3.0 A robot with wheels

Car 3.0? A robot with wheels

Nio U.S. CEO explains that cars of the future will be built on software You may have seen photos of “driverless” cars cruising down the...