Take a look at what is being done to wean the world off of fossil fuels
September 03, 2013 | By Josie Garthwaite
From “i-limbs” to artificial organs, advances in technology have led to an explosion of innovation in the increasingly critical field of prosthetics
September 2013 | By Geoff Brumfiel
For starters, laptops in classrooms are a big distraction, singing phrases can help you learn a language and multitasking isn't good for your grades.
August 20, 2013 | By Randy Rieland
As reefs continue dying off, scientists have started to think more boldly about how to protect them.
August 15, 2013 | By Randy Rieland
Will 100 become the new 60? And do we really want that to happen?
August 12, 2013 | By Randy Rieland
In vitro meat? Teeth grown from urine? Screaming rocks and singing bats? It's all real science from the summer of 2013
August 07, 2013 | By Randy Rieland
With so much interest in what's in our meals, food innovators are focusing on making the healthy palatable.
July 19, 2013 | By Randy Rieland
Just posting calorie counts isn't very effective. What may work, though, is framing overeating in terms everyone understands.
July 02, 2013 | By Randy Rieland
A new type of cell could lead to dramatic cures—and avoid ethical controversy
July 2013 | By Virginia Hughes
Before the elusive particle could be discovered—a smashing success—it had to be imagined
July 2013 | By Brian Greene
Research suggests that the more opportunities you have to connect with different people--and fresh ideas--the more creative and productive you tend to be.
June 28, 2013 | By Randy Rieland
Partnerships that pair schools and working scientists are helping kids think about science—and science careers—in ways they never imagined
June 26, 2013 | By Megan Gambino
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
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
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
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
No, it's not about learning to live underground for 17 years. It's all about the noise.
June 04, 2013 | By Randy Rieland
Harvard bioengineer David Edwards believes he’s found a way to cut down on packaging waste
June 2013 | By Mark Strauss