Worst Science Jobs II: Number 8
On command, Daddy's Girl Rose Etta II burns down--and burns through 800 gallons of propane.
The cast of 'Teen Titans Go! To the Movies' find out what their powers could do in real life.
What a national ID card might look like.
We patrolled the halls of academe. We eavesdropped on the research grapevine. We asked scientists: Whose work is just plain brilliant?
A major foreign breakthrough highlights the limits placed on U.S. stem-cell researchers
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
Bacteria have bonded carbon and silicon for the first time. What can they teach us?
As climate change intensifies, architects, designers, and scientists are devising better ways to deal with almost anything nature throws our way.
Are mysterious skin cells that never stop dividing a form of cancer, or the best hope yet for treating burn victims?
Why do we have fingerprints? How long can trees live? Why do cats purr? Artists illustrate humanity's most burning scientific questions.
Spoiler: It still includes long walks on the beach
Scientists are turning to microbes to manufacture scents and flavors
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?
What's on the moon? Here are the "midget-sun hypothesis," lunar snow, and more wild speculations we made prior to the Apollo 11 mission in 1969
The best way to prepare for catastrophe? Head to the place where they engineer it.
From reviving extinct species to hunting for dark matter, can a single scientist transform biology--and our lives?
Now science on how holes form
A mobile bioreactor turns trash into electricity for U.S. troops
In his lab far from the scene of a crime, Skip Palenik forges unbreakable chains of evidence from dust & detritus. Let's watch the master at work.
It's too late for Pluto, but you can help prevent the Milky Way from being reclassified as a "galactisimal"