Ever wonder what a museum's nebulous "permanent collection" looks like when it's not hanging on the gallery walls? Especially a permanent collection as intensively taxadermied as the American Museum of Natural History's? Photographer Justine Cooper's "Saved by Science" series shows us—one drawer full of dead Yellow Honeyeaters (Lichenostomus falvus) at a time. —John Mahoney
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.