Featured in january 2013
2013 Prediction: Crowdfunding Pays Off
Crowdfunding models like Kickstarter took off in 2012--now we'll wait and see how transformative those models are.
2013 Prediction: Science Funding Remains Strong
Barack Obama's second term should see the same focus on funding science and technology--although the budget ax is looming.
Clever Measures: Three Projects That Reimagine Conventional Calculating
New ways to keep time, count bees, and spot energy leaks in your home
2013 Prediction: Asia Takes Two Routes To Space
China and India have different ambitions in space, but missions from both countries will help us better understand the cosmos.
2013 Prediction: Climate Scientists Say It Again
Two statements on climate change will set the record straight--as long as nuanced differences from past reports aren't exaggerated.
2013 Prediction: Stem Cells Sidestep Controversy
New techniques will circumvent ethical concerns, and maybe lead us to the medical holy grail.
2013 Prediction: Hackers Attack Mobile Phones
Your mobile phone could soon be a mobile spy.
2013 Prediction: Physics Enters A New Era
After the Higgs boson, what new discoveries will we make?
Inside China’s Secret Arsenal
The Chinese government is rapidly building a bigger, more sophisticated military. Here’s what they have, what they want, and what it means for the U.S.
Why Wild Animals Are Moving Into Cities, And What To Do About It
Global warming and environmental destruction are driving coyotes, bears and mountain lions out of their habitats, but that's only part of the reason why so many animals call the city home.