Geology major Michael Harkleroad took the bait hook, line and stinker . . . er, sinker. He’d
spend his summer break from college doing geological field tests on water and soil to make sure that hazardous chemicals weren’t escaping from
an old landfill. Real-world science research to trumpet on his rsum! What he wasn’t prepared for was just how bad the Bakersfield, California, landfill would smell in the 100
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.