Our resident Hollywood physicist examines how even the most righteous crime fighters still manage to break the most important laws of all
Wind, solar, tidal—all are battling for the renewable-energy crown, but what about the six billion highly efficient short-stroke engines in our midst? What about us?
A state-by-state breakdown of policies that could change your community.
Players love the tech, but pro and amateur organizations can hardly keep up with the new materials and radical designs that have rewired and sometimes hot-wired sports.
Joseph Longo's Plasma Converter turns our most vile and toxic trash into clean energyâ€”and promises to make a relic of the landfill
Solving the mysteries of the universe
Newsworthy eye candy
What a predicted 2013 blast from the sun could mean for the U.S.
Wonder animal tastes good, provides milk, lubricates your engine
It's never too early to start planning your Fossil Fools Day party!
It might not (just) be foul play.
Science of the Union.
Playing with time.
How to heal an infection that defies antibiotics? Another infection. Doctors in Eastern Europe have used lab-grown viruses to safely cure millions of wounds. So why can't we do the same here?
Stories from the coolest day jobs in the world.
To Baldomero Olivera, venom is nature's drug industry.
Looking for a clean fuel that grows anywhere, needs only sunlight and water, and could produce enough oil to free the U.S. from its petroleum addiction? Here´s one start-up's plan for converting oil from algae-yes, algae
* that's a big, fat "might"
Two desktop-printer engineers quit their jobs to search for the ultimate source of endless energy: nuclear fusion. Could this highly improbable enterprise actually succeed?
Plus a truly psychedelic supernova, like whoa
Plus a look inside the capsule that could take us to Mars