Many countries keep their reserves a secret, meaning the price of oil is based on a huge amount of guesswork.
What if we could build a nuclear reactor that costs half as much, consumes nuclear waste, and will never melt down?
Growing up in Kenya, he strained to read by the dim light of a kerosene lantern. Now he’s making solar-charged lanterns and using them to spur economic development.
The cofounder of Nest, which invented a thermostat that learns people’s preferences, explains what’s next.
An online reporting system encourages crime victims and witnesses to speak up.
Researchers are fiddling with the plant equivalent of gut bacteria.
Americans continue to favor light-duty trucks and SUVs.
Unfortunately, Democrats are ignoring the one thing that could best help curb carbon emissions.
A new device that peers at corals in their natural habitat could help us understand how the world’s reefs respond to climate change.
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