Science and Technology
The National Research Council identified some 22,000 space junk objects orbiting the Earth, and is looking for a way to remove the potentially dangerous debris.
Travelers will be shot into space on a Soyuz rocket and will orbit 217 miles above earth in a hotel with massive windows for expansive, intergalactic views....
Smart phones and wi-fi make some people feel overwhelmed with information, but the problem has been around for thousands of years....
After the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, archaeologists are finding artifacts that shed new light on the Native American tribes that once lived on the Gulf Coast....
Dozens of engineers and enthusiasts are trying to figure out how to build a mile-high mountain in a very flat, low country: the Netherlands....
A new study finds extreme hot weather doubles the risk of civil conflict in tropical countries....
How Western companies like Nokia Siemens Networks have allowed their technology to be used to suppress dissent in countries like Bahrain....
Ray Kurzweil takes 150 pills a day in an effort to live until technology allows him to move into a non-biological form....
Scientists have discovered the second half of the hybrid yeast used to make lager style beer, which could mean a better brew in the future....
Conservation International used hidden cameras to collect 52,000 images of mammals in the wild from Latin America, Africa and Southeast Asia....
- Electric cars could produce efficiencies for national electric grid
- Recent solar panel adopter sees success in eliminating electric bill
- Donald Trump loses land battle to Scottish wind farm
- In wake of Fukushima, Japan struggling with renewable energy versus nuclear
- Collaboration could be the answer in U.S. energy debate
- Sri Lankan scientists create renewable batteries powered by plantain trees
- French sour on nuclear power
- Proposed budget cuts domestic funding for fusion research, may delay 'energy of the future'
- Report: U.S. energy imports down, exports up; energy independence in sight?
- Obama travels to Cushing, Okla., to announce his support for part of Keystone XL pipeline
- As climate changes, one species faces extinction by becoming exclusively female
- Federal report shows EPA regulations produce more economic benefits than costs
- Activists see progress in convincing groups to divest from fossil fuels
- Farmers in Pennsylvania taking proceeds from fracking and investing in solar
- Landslides more prevalent in Pacific Northwest as climate change indicates rain increase
- Australia trying to educate citizens on crocodile safety -- to save the crocodiles
- EPA raises concerns about State Department's Keystone environmental statement
- Some worry Australia's Great Artesian Basin, Outback water supply, being drawn too fast
- Bullitt Foundation opens new building in Seattle that redefines environmentally-friendly
- Copenhagen sets ambitious goal to be carbon-neutral in little more than a decade
- Researcher pioneers low-cost means of storing energy
- New Digital Public Library of America seeks to increase accessibility to treasured works
- London's water service looking to turn sewer's 'fatbergs' into power
- Austin prepares to welcome second installation of Google's Fiber project
- French carmaker brings air-powered hybrid car to market
- Wearable gadgets track athletes' performance to improve workouts
- Lie-detection kiosk detects dishonesty with high degree of accuracy
- Bioengineers create life-like human ear with 3-D printer
- U.S. computer security firm unveils report linking cyber hacking group to China's military
- Chinese telco giant Huawei faces skepticism in pursuit of U.S. market