We spoke to candidates with science backgrounds from across the political spectrum
Nearly 10 percent of U.S. bridges are considered structurally deficient.
Stories from the coolest day jobs in the world.
From reviving extinct species to hunting for dark matter, can a single scientist transform biology--and our lives?
We talked with judges from two of the world's most prestigious science fairs to get some tips on how to put together a great project and have an even better time.
Welcome to the age of bioprinting, where the machines we've built are building bits and pieces of us.
Self-repairing computers! Electronic skin! Bat-wing planes! A look at the amazing stuff that's changing the world.
The next big breakthrough in synthetic biology just might come from an amateur scientist
Forget algebra homework: try building spaceships, operating a nuclear reactor or listening in to distant galaxies
The limits of travel are defined not by what vehicles can do, but by what vehicles can do to us. So how much can we take?
As students everywhere return to school, the luckiest are heading for caves and rocket firing ranges instead of lecture halls
The creator of the Segway is one of the most successful and admired inventors in the world. He leads a team of 300 scientists and engineers devoted to making things that better mankind. But he's not done
A new report highlights the world's most acute needs
See the top ten hurdles facing game designers today, and the cutting-edge tech that will soon make them relics of the past
Not every student falls asleep at the thought of doing another lab. For a fortunate few, homework means setting off bombs, making lightning, crashing cars, and unleashing 100mph winds. Come meet the luckiest students in the country inside (with video)
Three years after its Human Transporter was supposed to change the world, Dean Kamen's innovation factory unveils a successor that just wants to have fun.
Tallest building! Longest bridge! Fastest train! Behold, the next engineering marvels to dazzle the world.
Behind the scenes in the race to develop a military vehicle that can drive itself.
We patrolled the halls of academe. We eavesdropped on the research grapevine. We asked scientists: Whose work is just plain brilliant?
High-speed movie cameras can shoot up to 20 million frames in the blink of an eye. The world is a mighty interesting place in ultimate slo-mo.
New designs and materials will make future skyscrapers sturdier, safer, and smarter.