Our editors scrounged up some truly bizarre facts.
A new study finds that trees are fueling air pollution--with a lot of help from humans
Three killed in explosion
Buckminsterfullerene buckyballs become buckybombs
How green are aerosol cans now, with chlorofluorocarbons out of the picture?
From flexible flashlights to genetically engineered fertilizers, San Jose's Tech Museum names the 25 most do-goody projects of the year
Science needs the fearless
Catch a glimpse
NASA's ambitions are ballooning
And learn the science of what it takes to control that much helium
Alan Burns made a fortune in the oil business. But as oil wanes, he's convinced that clean energy will be—must be—the next big thing. And so this inventor has poured his fortune into a challenge far greater than finding new oil deposits: extracting energy from the ocean
More scientists need to recycle this noble gas.
Spoiler alert: boom
Like a volcano, but with a garden hose
When it's 115 degrees in March, it might take a Hail Mary of a solution to help us
New York pop-up exhibit is somewhat vanilla
An unusual grip keeps these fish clinging on for dear life