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Geologists are analyzing ancient clues to tell our origin story.
Excerpt: Pandora's Lab: Seven Stories of Science Gone Wrong
A mixture of plain water, nanoparticles, and sunlight can convert water into steam without ever even bringing it to a boil
Want to make a homebrew by Election Day? It's possible!
Six Generation III+ reactors set for the U.S.
To rescue the Earth, we need bold engineering ideas that go beyond simple recycling
Five items you'll want in your backpack this fall.
PopSci experts weigh in on the important questions
"We are short of carbon dioxide for the needs of the plants," said state representative Jerry Anderson, who is also a former science teacher.
Technique to create alcohol from thin air has applications in renewable energy
Now that's what you call "real" money laundering.
A University of Georgia team tinkered with the genes of Pyrococcus furiosus, and the new breed is hungry for the smoggy stuff.
Jeffrey Martin's closed-loop plan for recycling heat-trapping carbon emissions into gasoline
Paves way for better nanomedicine as well as remediation of nanotoxic events
The industry and the F.A.A. say the climate effects of flying civilians into space will be negligible, but some scientists fret about the accumulation of black carbon in the stratosphere.
In the global race to reduce carbon emissions, these eco-minded communities, from Kansas to the Maldives, lead the pack. Here's how they're making their carbon footprints disappear
New technology produces energy from fuel without burning it
A carbon tax would make companies think harder about using fossil fuels, which spur rising acidity in the seas