The winners of the Nikon Small World microvideography contest
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Arsenic-laced drinking water, lead-contaminated soils and choking air pollution are sadly just the start in some of the world's dirtiest places
The groundbreaking plant produces about enough power to make a pot of delicious coffee
A soundproof stadium keeps the neighborhood quiet
We're all familiar with images of lurching robots performing rote tasks on the factory production lines. But the capabilities of robots have evolved well beyond the banality of those grainy industrial films.
FDA wants to make this official and recently asked to know more
Durum wheat's genome will help scientists make the crop hardier.
More scientists need to recycle this noble gas.
Meet EMMA, the Electron Model of Many Applications
Yet another review of the science answers: Yes.
As nations around the world rush to reconsider their nuclear plans, nuclear experts look toward a future of smaller, safer reactors designed to greatly reduce the likelihood of a Fukushima-sized catastrophe
Self-repairing computers! Electronic skin! Bat-wing planes! A look at the amazing stuff that's changing the world.
A tangy flavorant in junk food keeps concrete bricks and bridges from disintegrating
So you don't have to talk about politics, religion, or your new tattoo
In the global race to reduce carbon emissions, these eco-minded communities, from Kansas to the Maldives, lead the pack. Here's how they're making their carbon footprints disappear
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?
Louis Michaud has received funding from Peter Thiel's Breakout Labs to harness energy through manmade vortexes. Will your streetlights soon be powered by a tornado?
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Bacteria and fungi are a menace to paintings, sculptures, and ancient artifacts.