Need power but don't want to plug into a central electrical utility? Microturbines are flexing their muscles in niche applications.
New hope for extracting natural gas from solid formations adds a hopeful ingredient to the energy future.
To paraphrase a wise science officer, the computing needs of the many outweigh the needs of the few. Scientists say new computing grids that put supercomputers in the hands of the masses could exponentially increase scientific discovery and spark new industries.
A controversy over 14th century climate shows the peril of letting politics shape the scientific debate.
Want to lose weight? Easy! Just remember the first law of thermodynamics: conservation of energy. Oh, and you'll have to not mind being hungry.
The Yucca Mountain nuclear waste depository assumes geological stability over 10,000 years. Too bad the government didn't pay more attention to what geologists had to say.
Guest Essay: The continued health of capitalism depends on a system that produces not only goods but also healthy customers-who will not flourish in depleted, polluted, and desperate conditions.
Top executives from the automotive, computer, and pharmaceutical industries lay out their visions of technological advance.
Scientists are gathering data to help Mexico City curb pollution.
With its economy in ruins, Cuba is starting over. Can the impoverished country make 'sacred' cattle multiply like rabbits?