MIT Technology Review

The race to invent the artificial leaf

In this excerpt from his new book Taming the Sun, Varun Sivaram follows the research paths of two rival scientists determined to find a way to wring fuel out of thin air.

A smarter smart city

An ambitious project by Alphabet subsidiary Sidewalk Labs could reshape how we live, work, and play in urban neighborhoods.

10 Breakthrough Technologies 2018

Some of these advances have been in the works for years. Others were happy accidents. Either way, these are the breakthroughs that we think will have a significant effect on the way we work and live for many years to come.