How Silicon Valley engineers are transforming cars into very smart, very fast information systems by Josh Dean
Live on a volcano, destroy cars, build robots, and listen to distant galaxies in the most awesome labs on Earth By Andrew Rosenblum
Austin Whitney didn’t want to graduate from college in a wheelchair. So he and the student engineers at U.C. Berkeley’s “Kaz Lab” built a machine that allowed him to stand up and walk across the commencement stage By James Vlahos
Ten students who are improving MRIs, cancer treatments and human-robot interaction--between classes, of course By Katherine Bagley
What's the best way to make scientists? By Matthew Yglesias
We challenge you to invent new and better classes
Five amazing, clean technologies that will set us free, in this month's energy-focused issue. Also: how to build a better bomb detector, the robotic toys that are raising your children, a human catapult, the world's smallest arcade, and much more.