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Fake trees could help us fight climate change
Researchers say artificial photosynthesis can clean up atmospheric carbon pollution.
This powder could cheaply capture carbon pollution from power plants
Engineers have developed a way for even developing nations to prevent the worst effects of global warming.
These beautiful images preserve plant species that might otherwise disappear forever
Plant scans are beautiful images—and important scientific documents.
This machine could turn your power walking into usable energy
Is your body the new clean energy battery?
These tools helped scientists win the Nobel Prize
From optical tweezers to multiplexed cell imaging, this is what it takes to break through.
Another AI winter could usher in a dark period for artificial intelligence
It's happened before.
7 famous psych studies with troubling backstories
From stutters to shocks, this research is unlikely to be performed again.
These windows could keep the sun out while powering your house
New solar technology could transform the way we view — and power — our world.
This bacteria could boost solar panels on cloudy days
Researchers are using bacteria to give solar an energy boost.
These 1950s experiments showed us the trauma of parent-child separation. Now experts say they’re too unethical to repeat—even on monkeys.
A childhood without affection can be devastating, even if basic needs are met.