Can This Electric Bus Really Go 350 Miles On a Single Charge?

Some think a breakthrough by a California company could be the beginning of the end for smoky, noisy buses

How AltSchool Is Personalizing Education By Collecting Loads of Data on Its Students

Ex-Googler Max Ventilla founded AltSchool to prepare students for the 21st century. Now, he's spreading his model and software to partner schools

Fabric containing the same material as plastic wrap was found to make human skin almost 4 degrees Fahrenheit cooler.

Is Plastic the Secret to Clothes That Will Keep You Cool?

Because it allows infrared radiation to escape your body, polyethylene could become key to what we wear in a warming world

The casein film can either be used as wrappers, like this, or it can be sprayed onto food.

Here's a Food Wrapper You Can Eat

Made from milk protein, it not only keeps food from spoiling, but it also could keep a lot of plastic out of landfills

The device can scan the brain while a person walks.

This Helmet Shows What's Going On Inside a Person's Brain

Researchers say it could help detect Alzheimer's and even explain why some people have exceptional talents

This drone is designed to start controlled burns of grassland.

10 New Ways to Use Drones

From fighting wildfires to coaching people on their tennis game, the aerial devices are becoming a tool of choice

Scientists are able to detect the DNA of tumor cells floating in blood.

Are We Close to Having a Blood Test That Detects Cancer?

New research into "liquid biopsies" is promising, but there's still not proof they can find cancer in a healthy person

David Amster-Olszewski, founder of SunShare, at one of the "solar gardens" his company built in Colorado

Meet Eight Young Energy Innovators With Ingenious Ideas

From community "solar gardens" to energy pellets made from coffee grounds to a phone-charging device that you plug into soil

Wayfair's app lets you see how their products will look in your house.

How Augmented Reality Will Change How You Buy Furniture

Thanks to a new Google 3D technology named Tango, mobile devices will be able to insert virtual images into a real place

Architects Reimagine Detroit

A new exhibition in Venice showcases how 12 teams would reinvent four sites in Detroit badly in need of facelifts

Researchers in Singapore have been able to print the polymer components of a "personalized" pill.

Scientists May Be Able To Pack All Your Medications Into One "Personalized" Pill

And nine other things you never thought could be made on a 3D printer

Buckminster Fuller's Geodesic Dome, 1967 World Exposition, Montreal

A Photographic Tour of the Wonders That World's Fairs Leave Behind

Jade Doskow goes to old World's Fair sites and photographs the remnants of once glorious visions

A model for how suburbs could one day be designed. The white objects on the left are delivery drones.

Suburbia Gets No Respect, But It Could Become a Very Different Place

For starters, driverless cars would mean a lot less pavement

10 Things Science Says About Being a Mom in 2016

For one, a nurturing mother can help her child's brain grow

Will digital assistants replace both Google searches and mobile apps?

How Machines Are Getting Better at Making Conversation

Digital assistants are developing personalities, with some help from poets and writers

Anthony Fauci is America's point person in confronting epidemics.

Anthony Fauci Is Waging War Against Zika, and Preparing for Other Epidemics to Come

The director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases talks about developing a Zika vaccine

A spectrometer can determine the nutritional value and caloric content of single piece of fruit.

You May Soon Be Able to Scan a Piece of Fruit to Check Its Nutritional Value

That's one of the ideas Target is testing as it explores how much of a competitive edge it gets from being transparent about food

Halo says its headphones can strengthen muscle memory.

Can Headphones That Shock Your Brain Help You Run Faster and Jump Higher?

They're called Halo Sport, and they send electrical charges into the brain that their inventors say can boost athletic performance

Maya Varma won $150,000 as one of the first place winners in the prestigious Intel Science Talent Search competition.

How a High School Senior Won $150,000 By Inventing a $35 Medical Device

When Maya Varma learned an expensive diagnostic tool is rare in the developing world, she decided to build her own

When Robots Take Our Jobs, Should Everyone Still Get a Paycheck?

A concept called universal basic income is gaining traction as a way to help people deal with machines taking over the job market

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