A state-by-state breakdown of policies that could change your community.
They're everywhere—and they can also treat cancer.
Healthy foods are the ones we're most likely to trash
An excerpt from Toms River: A Story of Science and Salvation, a new book about a town in New Jersey devastated by industrial pollution
Last May, a massive tornado leveled Joplin, Missouri. Was it chance, or a warning of things to come?
The latest contender in the burgeoning zero-emissions all-electric motorcycle field is here--how does it stack up against the competition?
Research finds that digital technologies contribute to climate change
More than 50 of the most dangerous, disgusting, humiliating and just plain bad professions
100 years from now, what jobs will people be hating?
In celebration of BOWN's 20th anniversary: highlights of our best (and, yes, worst) predictions about the important technologies of decades past
Our annual bottom-10 list, in which we salute the men and women who do what no salary can adequately reward
Worst Science Jobs II: Number 5
Joseph Longo's Plasma Converter turns our most vile and toxic trash into clean energyâ€”and promises to make a relic of the landfill
Our dependence on big systems--big oil, big coal--steers us away from little ones, such as biofuel made from garbage, that are transforming communities in other countries
Mike Biddle could free the world from having to make new plastic. Forever.
Do big investments from an oil refiner and a trash hauler mean Enerkem is close to cracking the code?
Twenty-five curious, mysterious, or otherwise beguiling destinations to satisfy your inner science-history geek
So an industrial accident has blanketed your countryside in millions of cubic feet of caustic sludge. Now what?