A state-by-state breakdown of policies that could change your community.
Young Duck Kim uses graphene in a novel way
SparkFun's annual autonomous vehicle competition pushes the limits of cheap tech
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Unfortunately it won't allow humans to squirt ink, at least not yet.
Mike Biddle could free the world from having to make new plastic. Forever.
Laura Jacobson's sculptures, etchings, and acrylics are installed at Stanford's imaging center.
A mind-controlled insect that scurries and stops on command
Tiny nanoparticles are a huge part of our lives, for better or for worse.
Self-repairing computers! Electronic skin! Bat-wing planes! A look at the amazing stuff that's changing the world.
2011 is shaping up to be a great year for science. Here's what to look forward to
His sensors could help automate everything from therapy to police work
What would the United States look like without bats? As winter approaches, biologists seek new methods and technologies to help control a potentially devastating ecological disaster
The pressure to green-up the Olympics builds with each games, forcing the host cities to get creative. Like using beetle-chewed wood for your skating center's roof
Winners of the Nikon's annual Small World competition represent the best in through-the-microscope photography
A 21st century electric-car revival is under way. But the first challenge—building a cheap, safe, powerful battery—is the hardest
Cellphones, microchips, cars, even iPhones—there's virtually no high-tech Western product that China's cloners can't copy. Pretty soon, you might even prefer their work
Roboticist Hod Lipson wants you to stop shopping and use his portable 3-D printer to make your own stuff
PopSci tackles life's whys, hows and who-dunnits in this Q&A-style; feature
Worms, planets, extra dimensions: just a few of the things that inspire the most creative young scientists of the year
Our reporters deliver the latest on autonomous vehicles.
Behind the scenes at the DARPA Grand Challenge, the 142-mile robot race that died at mile 7
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.