* 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?
Some monkey business in a Duke University lab suggests we'll soon be able to move artificial limbs, control robotic soldiers, and communicate across thousands of miles--using nothing but our thoughts.
But will it find the warp zones?
You know, like a child with mechanical tentacles.
A new study looks at the power of practicing well beyond mastery.
To rescue the Earth, we need bold engineering ideas that go beyond simple recycling
Teens may be works in progress, but they help society evolve.
Take a look in a book.
Three myths your teachers told you about how your brain learns, debunked
Devices that harness brain or nerve impulses to help patients see, hear, move, and communicate are already available -- though for now they remain relatively primitive.
The world's most prestigious universities have begun posting entire curricula on the Web—for free. Is there such a thing as a free higher-education lunch? I enrolled to find out
Its creations earn patents, outperform humans, and will soon fly to space. All it needs now is a few worthy challenges
University of Vienna researchers analyze how and why a young elephant learned to imitate human speech.
Well, it's one way of getting better at math.
Physicist says we might be able to visit the past, but getting back to the future is another story
It's a fact of the archaeological record: Modern humans survived and Neanderthals did not. Why? And what does it teach us about our own survival?
We talked with judges from two of the world's most prestigious science fairs to get some tips on how to put together a great project and have an even better time.
The next treatment for trauma could be spotless minds.
The 2004 Popsci Design Competition