Science and Technology
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....
Studies of chimpanzees may provide some answers to our fear and suspicion of foreigners....
The possibility of liquid water on the Red Planet is significant, and the possibility that this water might contain life is crucial....
Experts believe the Google Science Fair's outcome is a good omen for the future of women in STEM fields. ...
Scientists have discovered that sunflowers can pull radioactive contaminants out of the soil, and researchers cleaning up the Fukushima site in Japan are putting the flowers to the test. ...
Scientists debate whether evolution was a collection of happenstance or if intelligent life was destined to be....
Astrophysicist Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson reflects on 30 years of the shuttle program....
The Earth is entering a period of heightened solar activity -- how this affects power grids and wireless signals....
- 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
- Ecuadorian locals still seeking damages from Chevron for environmental damage
- Uganda considering genetically modified organisms to stave off crop disaster
- Climate change threatens California's stock of native fish
- British Columbia rejects oil pipeline, casting Keystone in new light
- Industrial kitchens increasingly dish out climate-friendly cuisine
- Japanese citizen radiation-tracking program goes big time, spawns U.S. branch
- Peru's president orders environmental clean-up in Amazon oil region
- Right whale born in cold North Atlantic waters beats odds, survives winter
- Sushi chef tries to get people to open up to more sustainable ingredients
- As climate changes, one species faces extinction by becoming exclusively female
- Technology delivers brain controlled flying robots
- Teens, sharing more online, increasingly aware of maintaining privacy
- Israeli computer science company devises technology to speed up video display
- New York design company turning to mushrooms to grow natural packaging to replace styrofoam
- 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