Plastic makers lied about recycling for decades. What do we do next?
The plastic industry pushed recycling as a solution to waste, while internally dismissing it as technically and economically unviable.
Why is it so warm right now?
Diagnosing ‘warming winter syndrome’ as summerlike heat sweeps into central and eastern US.
How to recycle the giant magnets inside wind turbines? These scientists have a few ideas.
Many turbines rely on high-demand rare-earth minerals. A new Department of Energy program aims to keep them out of landfills.
Prologue EV: How Honda created its first all-electric SUV using GM technology
Built on GM's Ultium architecture, Honda developed the SUV faster than it could have alone.
Tourists say they got stranded in the Australian wilderness after following faulty Google Maps route
The two men reportedly hiked for days past crocodiles, snakes, and deadly spiders after their car got stuck on a muddy road.
A 3D-printed titanium ‘metamaterial’ design solved a longtime engineering issue
These lattice structures could one day strengthen bone implants and rocket parts.
Sea cucumbers are the ‘scum suckers’ corals desperately need
These blob-like invertebrates keep critical ecosystems clean.
How air pollution delayed a surge in extreme rain
Aerosol pollutants have masked the effects of global warming. Without them, the U.S. is about to get a lot wetter.
Apollo 17: Looking back at the last time the US landed on the moon
The 1972 lunar landing concluded a pioneering time for moon exploration.
What we should think about before terraforming alien worlds
Whenever someone waxes poetic about planetary engineering, it’s worth taking a moment to consider the ethical implications.