Google's worldwide science fair has just declared its winners.
These are the geniuses of tomorrow, the kids who will grow up to invent amazing things and cure diseases.
Dogs are the best bomb detectors we have. Can scientists do better?
Arun Majumdar has to decide which researchers will get millions of dollars, and he has to do it fast. He must spark an energy revolution within 20 years, or it's lights out for us all.
Wind, solar, tidal—all are battling for the renewable-energy crown, but what about the six billion highly efficient short-stroke engines in our midst? What about us?
It's 3 AM, that phone is ringing; will their records back their claims?
Worms, planets, extra dimensions: just a few of the things that inspire the most creative young scientists of the year
Toxin sniffers, missile jammers, dirty-bomb detectors: Will a new security arsenal make us safer?
Transparent OLEDs could turn your living-room window into a high-def TV
Finessing inherent instability is one of the joys of controlling many machines. Our man gets wet to prove the point.
A pimple killer does the job in a day
Millions of nanosize nails form a highly repellent surface
Tips to get your own invention ideas off the ground from Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg, Segway's Dean Kamen, futurist Ray Kurzweil and more
A visualized look inside a storm. How they start, and the ways we measure how bad they get.
A few well-placed magnets eliminates the thwack of an arrow leaving the bow, making archers stealthier and more accurate
Hint: You don't have to discover something, but it could help.
My name is battery. I have a problem.
And whether they'll look like E.T.
If a time traveler assassinated Albert Einstein before he figured out that E=mc², would we still have atomic weapons?
Its creations earn patents, outperform humans, and will soon fly to space. All it needs now is a few worthy challenges
Scientists invent super-smooth, super-small pipes that could ferry medicine into the body
Tyson's book "Space Chronicles: Facing the Ultimate Frontier" is out today
Memristor could enable instant-on PCs, massive data storage and computers that think like humans