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On the Labrador Sea, the scientific crew of the research vessel Knorr hunts for underwater storms, sinks a two-mile mooring--and gathers clues to the planet's fate
It would be easy to dismiss Mitchell Joachim's fantastical vision for ecological supercities, with their flocks of jetpacks and mass-transit blimps that look like flying monster jellyfish, as science fiction—if he wasn't actually building them
The National Mall was transformed into a futuristic commune for the past two weeks as 20 teams from four countries erected solar-powered homes
See how PopSci staffers are staying green this Earth Day, and get the science behind the scenes
To rescue the Earth, we need bold engineering ideas that go beyond simple recycling
Jellyfish invasions, Internet auctions, god particles: Read about the year's biggest science stories before they happen. Bonus: How to decipher geeky jargon and when to buy a DeLorean
Forget lab coats and beakers: in this gallery of breathtaking images, we celebrate the visually pleasing side of scientific enquiry
Save coastal marshes and clean up polluted waterways with plant-covered rafts
Players love the tech, but pro and amateur organizations can hardly keep up with the new materials and radical designs that have rewired and sometimes hot-wired sports.
Mike Biddle could free the world from having to make new plastic. Forever.
How to make one of our most ubiquitous gadgetsâ€”every part of itâ€”environmentally sound.
Depending on who you ask, these long-ignored, widely-scattered elements are either a dealbreaker or no problem at all
On the 40th anniversary of Earth Day, we take a look back at where it all began
Corporate responsibility looms large at this year's show, but protesters insist more companies need more proactive electronics recycling policies
The planet has limited resources of several important elements, many of which can do what no other element can. Here's what's left of the periodic table, and what would happen if we run out
Looking for a source of rare earths? Try your stash of old cellphones
You don't even have to try. The things you do as a matter of course can have grievous ecological effects