From harvesting energy to building networks, nature has been solving problems for billions of years longer than humans have
Cloning the green goo's factories for producing light-sensitive proteins could lead to more effective treatments for certain types of blindness
A new exhibit at New York's MoMA showcases a teddy-bear vaccine, virtual reality gear and more
As the U.S.'s premier particle physics machine retires, the search for the Higgs falls to the Large Hadron Collider alone
A new energy method could trigger a risky side effect
Scientists studying the oft-maligned undersea creature are finding more than meets the eye
It will be a disaster for the U.S. physics community, say scientists.
From Incheon, South Korea, to Osceola County, Florida
'Tis the season for conception.
Arun Majumdar has to decide which researchers will get millions of dollars, and he has to do it fast. He must spark an energy revolution within 20 years, or it's lights out for us all.
It sounds scary, but we're probably fine
Steven Chu, the new U.S. secretary of energy, is a Nobel-winning physicist and an unabashed advocate of fighting climate change. But can he negotiate the political realities of transforming the energy economy?
Energy officials argue for a new breed of reactors that run on recycled radioactive fuel