Aerial surveillance, radio tagging and ranger patrols aim to fight poaching in Asia and Africa.
Kelvin Droegemeier could be an huge boon to the scientific community.
While far from a cure-all, technology will play an important role in health care reform
Plus: What you need to know about sugar this Halloween.
How Albert-László Barabási went from mapping systems to controlling them
The world's water problem, and how to solve it
International word trades are sometimes friendly, sometimes not.
Our brains are wired to build walls, but we do our best work when we knock them down.
Traditional chicken, beef, and pork production devours resources and creates waste. Meat-free meat might be the solution.
Rossi--a lone Italian inventor with no real credentials and a history as a convicted scam artist--has convinced a small army of researchers that his box can harness a new type of nuclear reaction. What if they're right?
This week in New York, a media-infused science extravaganza
Making the most of a limited resource
"Antiquities" on eBay lead to less archaeological looting, and more fakes
Realistic videoconferencing is the single most important development in the future of the workplace, and it's already begun to arrve. Prepare to face the boss
Marcia McNutt talks about the power and importance of discovery
Could sudden climate change wreak independence day-level havoc? The director of The Day After Tomorrow let us run his new disaster flick by the experts. Uh-oh.
A new ice age, exploding stars, the hypothetical Doomsday Machine, and more scenarios that are almost certain to eradicate life on Earth
The Largest Man-Made Offshore Islands
Could sudden climate change wreak Independence Day-level havoc? The director of The Day After Tomorrow (out May 28) let us run his new disaster flick by the experts. Uh-oh.
* that's a big, fat "might"
Two desktop-printer engineers quit their jobs to search for the ultimate source of endless energy: nuclear fusion. Could this highly improbable enterprise actually succeed?
New nominations for energy secretary and EPA head will probably face uphill battles in the Senate.