As climate change accelerates, a handful of scientists are eager to move ahead with experiments testing ways to counteract warming artificially. Their reasoning: we just might get desperate enough to use this technology one day.
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The climate researchers intend to launch a high-altitude balloon that would spray a small quantity of reflective particles into the stratosphere.
A startup called Voxel8 is using materials expertise to extend the capabilities of 3-D printing.
Playful new cooking based on traditional methods and weird ingredients will supplant the industrial techniques that dominate modernist cuisine.
A soft, lightweight exoskeleton developed at Harvard applies assistive force without interfering with a person’s normal gait.
A promising technique for synthetic biology is fraught with risks.
Students anywhere are being offered free instruction online. What will that do to the trillion-dollar education business?
A Harvard researcher says unparalleled investment in oil exploration is creating a boom in supply, and that could hurt the development of oil alternatives.
The move comes in protest after a Harvard researcher was arrested this week, and intensifies a fight over open access to scientific records.
A newly made synthetic ribosome is an important step in the quest to create artificial life forms.