He just needs to get it to them
Our dependence on big systems--big oil, big coal--steers us away from little ones, such as biofuel made from garbage, that are transforming communities in other countries
Depending on who you ask, these long-ignored, widely-scattered elements are either a dealbreaker or no problem at all
The National Mall was transformed into a futuristic commune for the past two weeks as 20 teams from four countries erected solar-powered homes
Using smart grid tech, solar panels and energy-efficient appliances to create homes that produce as much energy as they use
Whether you've got hundreds to spend or zillions, we've got an office set-up you'll love to come home to
Even if we tap every renewable power source available, it won't mean a thing without a final, crucial step: reinventing the grid
Scientists weigh in on the President-elect's picks and what people should expect from the dream green team
In the first installment of Kitchen Alchemy, the team delves into the science of pressure cookers in the name of sunflower seed "risotto"
Just ask this poor pencil
The most fossil-dependent state in the U.S. will become a testing ground for energy-saving technologies
Submit your residential-design prototypes to be showcased in San Francisco this fall
Your cellphone does not in itself cause cancer. But in the daily sea of radiation we all travel, there may be subtler dangers at work, and science is only just beginning to understand how they can come to affect people like Per Segerbäck so intensely
And other odd information from 'ice cream boot camp'
The lean, green tech machines of the year.
Next year, a new tunnel under Lake Mead will begin delivering water to Las Vegas. The project is massive, expensive, politically fraught—and a harbinger of things to come.
Before Going Off the Grid
In celebration of BOWN's 20th anniversary: highlights of our best (and, yes, worst) predictions about the important technologies of decades past
Bill Andrews has spent two decades unlocking the molecular mechanisms of aging. His mission: to extend the human life span to 150 years--or die trying
We're all familiar with images of lurching robots performing rote tasks on the factory production lines. But the capabilities of robots have evolved well beyond the banality of those grainy industrial films.