What happens to science and technology when we shut it all down?
More than 50 of the most dangerous, disgusting, humiliating and just plain bad professions
Charred flatbread found in a fireplace dates back to 14,400 years ago.
"Meat-eating," not "man-eating." Still cool though.
Artist Kehinde Wiley employed the language of flowers.
The nation's research-grade cannabis is controlled by the National Institute on Drug Abuse, whose mission to curb use is at odds with that of researchers looking to study pot's therapeutic properties.
Microsoft's Photosynth software will help scan and catalog 3-D models of specimens for analysis over the Web, anywhere
These elite nuclear divers are risking their lives to help save a troubled industry.
These mysterious creatures exist today more or less unevolved from the forms they had hundreds of millions of years ago
Nuclear power is the most efficient emissions-free energy available. But can it be made safe? Two new reactor designs do just that
To rescue the Earth, we need bold engineering ideas that go beyond simple recycling
Alan Burns made a fortune in the oil business. But as oil wanes, he's convinced that clean energy will be—must be—the next big thing. And so this inventor has poured his fortune into a challenge far greater than finding new oil deposits: extracting energy from the ocean
A state-by-state breakdown of policies that could change your community.
We'll get a vaccine for addiction, debate the future of nuclear power, use new tech to take on water shortages, and-just maybe-find an extra dimension or two. Happy New Year
Can concentrated PV plants beat solar thermal technology?
New technology produces energy from fuel without burning it
Several of Japan's nuclear power plants are experiencing serious damage from the earthquake and ensuing tsunami. Here's what you need to know to understand the news, as it happens
As nations around the world rush to reconsider their nuclear plans, nuclear experts look toward a future of smaller, safer reactors designed to greatly reduce the likelihood of a Fukushima-sized catastrophe
A radical new power plant aims to convert our dirtiest fossil fuel into clean-burning hydrogen