Featured by Dawn Stover
First Image from GeoEye-1
Color pix from 423 miles high
Build a Better Quake Catcher
A chip hidden inside laptop computers does double duty as an earthquake detector
Better Than Switchgrass
A grass called Miscanthus could yield more ethanol than switchgrass or corn. Lots more.
World’s Smallest Snake
The smallest of 3,100 known species, this snake is as thin as a spaghetti noodle
What's the most polluting ride around? The answer may surprise you
Why Can’t Our Cars Get Better Mileage?
One reason is that the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration underestimates the price of gas
Whales Don’t Kill Fish, People Kill Fish
The cetaceans aren't to blame for declines in fish populations, according to new reports by conservation groups.
Kinder Lab Tests
Artificial skin and livers promise to spare the lives of lab rats
Fastest-Spinning Asteroid Discovered
Asteroid 2008HJ is the fastest-rotating natural object in our solar system
Tens of millions of starfish-like creatures live side by side on an underwater mountain.