Take a look at what is being done to wean the world off of fossil fuels
September 03, 2013 | By Josie Garthwaite
Relying on data collected through smartphones, Gigwalk says it knows more about its workers than any company ever has.
August 27, 2013 | By Randy Rieland
Preindustrial workers built huge industries based on the liquid's cleaning power and corrosiveness--and the staler the pee, the better
August 20, 2013 | By Mohi Kumar
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
A new study shows that users on social news sites view a comment differently based on the judgement of users before them
August 08, 2013 | By Joseph Stromberg
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
Getting away from artificial light and basking in sunlight can reset your internal clock, new research shows
August 02, 2013 | By Joseph Stromberg
The world's cities are in the midst of a skyscraper boom. And one growing trend is to connect pre-fab floors like Lego pieces
August 01, 2013 | By Randy Rieland
Is a club where you train on walls while sensors track your body's performance just another fitness trend? Or is it real innovation?
July 26, 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
Entrepreneur Elon Musk thinks bullet trains are too slow and expensive. He says he has a better idea: high-speed travel in tubes.
July 17, 2013 | By Randy Rieland
By distributing networks of microphones to wetlands and forests around the world, biologists could track biodiversity in a whole new way
July 16, 2013 | By Joseph Stromberg
Now that passwords are neither secure nor easy, what will replace them? Fingerprint scans? Electronic tattoos? A pill?
July 11, 2013 | By Randy Rieland
Examining the network of power plants, transmission wires, and pipelines gives new insights into the inner workings of the electrical grid
July 10, 2013 | By Joseph Stromberg
The Pentland Firth, a seaway along Scotland's Northern coast, could generate enough electricity to meet half of the country's needs, new research finds
July 09, 2013 | By Joseph Stromberg
An invention called the solarclave could help prevent millions of annual infections that result from improperly cleaned medical equipment
July 08, 2013 | By Joseph Stromberg
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
New technology can identify an individual just from keystrokes
July 2013 | By Joseph Stromberg