Projecting the evolution of the projectile
The creator of the Segway is one of the most successful and admired inventors in the world. He leads a team of 300 scientists and engineers devoted to making things that better mankind. But he's not done
Using smart grid tech, solar panels and energy-efficient appliances to create homes that produce as much energy as they use
Why would a petro-state erect a solar-powered eco-metropolis in the middle of the Arabian desert? To change the world.
2011 is shaping up to be a great year for science. Here's what to look forward to
One might change the way we treat cancer for good.
In celebration of BOWN's 20th anniversary: highlights of our best (and, yes, worst) predictions about the important technologies of decades past
One preeminent scientist tackles the moral and ethical issues that come with the business of genetically enhancing our biology.
9/11 fanned fears of more terror attacks by air. But our 95,000 miles of coast may be much more permeable. Here's the new defense strategy.
To Baldomero Olivera, venom is nature's drug industry.
Minneapolis ranked first among U.S. cities in innovative transportation solutions, fourth in energy technology.
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.
The next generation of artificial limbs-fused directly to human bone and commanded by the brain-promises effortless, natural motion. It can't come soon enough for the newest group of prosthetics wearers: U.S. soldiers
What scientists learn about animal cognition helps unravel the mysteries of intelligence.
Unprecedented private-sector development
As climate change intensifies, architects, designers, and scientists are devising better ways to deal with almost anything nature throws our way.
Randal Koene is recruiting top neuroscientists to help him make humans live forever
We weighed dozens of variables, from the number of homes with wireless internet to the number of robotic surgeries performed at local hospitals, to rank U.S. cities by tech quotient. And the winners are ...
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
"Being pro-science is the only way we make sure that America continues to lead the world."
Scientists share their favorite stories.
The 2018 midterm elections shifted the balance of power in the House of Representatives. Here's what that means.