Swedish engineers claim nanowire breakthrough in solar cell research

Researchers from Lund University in Sweden have successfully demonstrated how nanowires could potentially be used to pave the way for more efficient and cheaper solar cells.

Scientists build battery in a nanowire

Rice University researchers say they've been able to pack an entire lithium ion energy storage device into a single nanowire - as small as such devices could possibly get.

IBM details next-gen Racetrack memory specs

IBM is developing a new class of memory that could eventually allow portable devices to store thousands of movies and run on a single battery for weeks at a time.