A white noise machine is the simplest solution to blocking out noise.
At a speech at Georgetown University, he laid out the basics for how the country will combat climate change--whether or not Congress helps.
Western architects have grand plans for helping China solve its expanding environmental crisis. But the world's dirtiest country already has the power to clean up all on its own
Depending on who you ask, these long-ignored, widely-scattered elements are either a dealbreaker or no problem at all
A new device that amplifies waves and captures their energy could soon power parts of Rhode Island
The algae systems can capture most of the phosphorus and nitrogen in runoff
A cautionary tale of how not all warnings labels are needless legalese.
So an industrial accident has blanketed your countryside in millions of cubic feet of caustic sludge. Now what?
Safer, smaller nuclear reactors have amassed a powerful cult following
On the 40th anniversary of Earth Day, we take a look back at where it all began
Stories from the coolest day jobs in the world.
Not everyone has Marie Kondo to watch over them.
From fart sniffer to postdoc, the most torturous ways to make a living in science.
Energy: Some say it's too big a job, but scientists would sure like to try.
The most fossil-dependent state in the U.S. will become a testing ground for energy-saving technologies
Are nuclear disasters the new normal?
Nanotechnology could soon allow you to sanitize your bathroom with a flip of a light switch
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?
With so many problems with our oceans--and solutions to them--it can be tricky to know where to start. So we asked the experts
Having someone come clean your bathroom? $40. Having more time? Priceless.
When Mickey or Bullwinkle falls to pieces, it's Ron Stark to the rescue!