Scientists were concerned that children in England's free schools-- taxpayer-funded schools that aren't run by local authorities--might not learn about evolution in schools run by creationists. To ensure that students get a more balanced education, the government has instituted rules stating that evolution must be taught as "comprehensive and coherent scientific theory." Schools that don't follow the rules could lose their funding.
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.