Brain-computer interface allows fast, accurate typing by people with paralysis
High-performance, low-energy artificial synapse for neural network computing
Proposed planet definition - round objects in space that are smaller than stars
Vasimr plasma rocket targeting 100 hours of continuous operation at 100 kW power level early in 2018
Tesla Gigafactory 1 has 35% battery cost reduction to about $124/kWh and Tesla planing for 3 more Gigafactories
Top ten breakthrough technologies for 2017 according to MIT Technology Review
NASA Telescope Reveals Largest Batch of Earth-Size, Habitable-Zone Planets Around Single Star
Pentagon studies ways to counter hypersonic missile threat from China, Russia
A healthy lifestyle and a moderate amount of genetic and other luck means life expectancy of 95+ is possible now
Mostly not high quality hospitals but more exercise, less stress, less obesity and less smoking for longer life for wealthy
Methuselah Foundation making progress to make 90 the new 50 by 2030
Future life expectancy will break 90 year barrier for women in South Korea by 2030 but Asian American Women already past this in several US states
Casimir forces measured between silicon nanostructures
MIT makes fundamentally new type of silicon photonics which will enable new class of complex devices
DARPA sees future third wave of Artificial Intelligence
Hair thin fibers were used for two way optical, electrical and chemical signaling within the brain
US Army needs short range air defenses in every division to counter enemy drones and missiles and they will need updating with lasers, microwaves, new missiles and sensors
Recipe for room temperature superconductors from California Institute of Technology
Graphene oxide supercapacitor commercial prototype targeted within 2 years
Nanostructured electrode could boost lithium battery storage by 50%
Molten Silicon thermal energy storage system has higher energy density and ten times lower cost than lithium ion batteries for utility storage
Flourescent biotechnology for high lighting solid cancer for more complete surgical removal
Paleoanthropologist seems quite sure that hybrid elephant embryo with wooly mammoth characteristics will not be created within two years
CRISPR gene editing is undergoing rapid development and improvement
US military technology superiority is challenged as reaching near parity in some capability areas