Our 10 favorite science pics this week
We've rounded up 2014's most mind-blowing images for your viewing pleasure
A scientist gets cozy with the most alien microbes in the world
Not where you'd think.
For environmentalist Jesse Ausubel, going green means land conservation and energy efficiency—and forgetting “boutique” renewables like windmills and biofuels
As students everywhere return to school, the luckiest are heading for caves and rocket firing ranges instead of lecture halls
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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
In the escalating arms race between battery power and consumption, The Cells are losing to The Gadgetsâ€”Big time. Question is, can the chemists catch up to the engineers?
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We patrolled the halls of academe. We eavesdropped on the research grapevine. We asked scientists: Whose work is just plain brilliant?
Our dangerously depleted supply of spacecraft fuel just got a little bump from the Department of Energy.
Could sulfur-based microbes live on Mars?
Controversial theorist Aubrey de Grey insists that we are within reach of an engineered cure for aging. Are you prepared to live forever?
Bogus canals on Mars, alien germs from Venus and the "truth" behind UFOs
California high schoolers are helping NASA conduct high-level research.
With more, full-color images to come