Featured in august 2013
Big Pic: Underground Machines For Detecting Dark Matter
Going deep underground in search of the elusive particles
How Tom West Built A Pirate-Proof Yacht
The 30-ton vessel, Faith, is armored to keep out unwanted guests.
August 2013: The Bio Revolution
Letter From The Editor Synthesis Features The Body Shop 3-D printers have transformed manufacturing. Now they’re poised to revolutionize medicine....
The 25 Best Nerd Road Trips
Twenty-five curious, mysterious, or otherwise beguiling destinations to satisfy your inner science-history geek
Will These Guys Kill The Computer Interface As We Know It?
How two grade-school friends created Leap Motion, a company that wants to turn mouse-clicks into waves of the hand.
Could This Liquid Replace Food?
Soylent, a milky beverage filled with nutrients, lets drinkers go without real food. Meet the inventor behind the stuff.
How To Turn Garden Beets Into A Drum Machine
Become a "beet-boxing" DJ in a weekend.