Crystals could be the answer to keeping our gadgets cool
A new crystal works three times better than anything on the market.
Plastics breakthrough could improve your car's mileage
A new chemical process could give plastics wider manufacturing applications.
Researchers find a new way to convert heat into electricity
Power plants may be able to reclaim more power from heat waste in the future.
New material can store solar energy to warm you up later
A solid film releases a burst of heat just when you need it.
'3D' white graphene could revolutionize gadget cooling
If we can just figure out how to mass produce it
MIT's new material opens the door to squishable, shape-shifting robots
Robots tend to be either very rigid or very soft, but neither extreme is ideal; ideally, machines...
MIT's Local Warming system warms you while you wander
Thought experiment time, folks: what would do you if you wanted to warm up a few people in a big,...
Heat-sensitive solar cell could lead to much more on-demand energy
It's tough to build solar cells that capture both heat and light -- most of these multi-talented d...
WRUP: A hot weekend and the anticipation of a patch
It seems most of the country is blanketed in sweltering heat. If you find yourself outside in the s...