InnovationNew ideas and scientific and technological advancements
Water pumps powered by the sun could solve a host of problems for rural farmers and the nation’s power grid
June 26, 2013 | By David Ferris
Research is showing how much the bonds between dogs and their owners have become like a parent-child relationship.
June 25, 2013 | By Randy Rieland
Design agency BREAKFAST is creating the street sign of the future
June 24, 2013 | By Jimmy Stamp
Recent research suggests that the brain rebuilds a memory every time it is recalled. And that creates a window of opportunity for changing it.
June 21, 2013 | By Randy Rieland
Ron Finley's L.A. Green Grounds brings fresh fruit and vegetables to urban neighborhoods dominated by fast food, liquor stores and empty lots
June 20, 2013 | By Matt Kettmann
Mix 3-D printers and biomimicry and what do you get? Products that are as strong, resilient, versatile--and biodegradable--as most things in nature.
June 19, 2013 | By Randy Rieland
The right font can be appealing, but please don't take this as an excuse to use Comic Sans
June 18, 2013 | By Jimmy Stamp
Scientists keep finding reasons why fathers matter. They also think it's not a bad idea for dads to ask their kids, "How am I doing?"
June 14, 2013 | By Randy Rieland
How founder and CEO Curt Jones is trying to keep the tiny ice cream beads from becoming a thing of the past
June 10, 2013 | By K. Annabelle Smith
A University of Florida engineer is building a squadron of hand-sized drones that he says will be able to gather data as they ride on hurricane winds
June 07, 2013 | By Randy Rieland
A radical new college model could change the rigged obstacle course of the world’s education system, expanding opportunity for millions of students
June 07, 2013 | By Kevin Carey
Television shows for preschoolers are teaching a whole new audience about science—their parents
June 06, 2013 | By Lisa Guernsey
A new device can read your brain patterns to steer a toy helicopter—the mere thought of clenching your right fist veers the chopper right
June 04, 2013 | By Joseph Stromberg
No, it's not about learning to live underground for 17 years. It's all about the noise.
June 04, 2013 | By Randy Rieland
The company is betting that it can replicate baking the pastry on a massive, industrial scale
June 03, 2013 | By Corby Kummer
Ten years ago, scientists released a map of our genetic blueprint. But, as Eric D. Green explains, there are many more mysteries left to unravel
June 03, 2013 | By Elizabeth Quill
Harvard bioengineer David Edwards believes he’s found a way to cut down on packaging waste
June 2013 | By Mark Strauss
June 2013 | By Smithsonian magazine
Scientists have found life in the depths beneath the ice
June 2013 | By Erica R. Hendry
Cooking may be more than just a part of your daily routine, it may be what made your brain as powerful as it is
June 2013 | By Jerry Adler