In the absence of energy storage, solar energy can’t grow without decreasing its own value.
A climate scientist argues that it should no longer be acceptable to dump carbon dioxide in the sky.
A global meeting in Washington, D.C., isn’t just about whether or not we should alter our species with CRISPR. It’s about how we can pull it off.
Designers of a “selfish” gene able to spread among mosquitoes say it could wipe out malaria, but the scientific community is at odds over whether or not we should do it.
Researchers in Peru have a new way to capture electricity from plants and bacteria to help rainforest communities.
Heading into the latest round of international climate negotiations, renewed optimism around country emissions pledges is clouded by still-gloomy warming forecasts.
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Sorry, smug technophiles, biology is a lot messier than even the most poorly optimized code.
Startup Pavegen has already installed floor tiles to harness the power of footsteps; now it wants to put that technology inside your shoes.
An achievement in tissue engineering suggests that people with damaged vocal cords could eventually get new ones.