Science and Technology
Physicist David Goldberg says time travel is within the realm of how the universe works, and he has a time machine in mind.
Tracing the paths of human migration through DNA to determine our origins and how we came to be so diverse....
Spine-tingling chills, haunted houses, vampires and werewolves -- exploring the science behind scary stuff, and debunking some myths....
The myth and the truth behind great creativity and mental illness, and what research reveals about Virginia Woolf, Edvard Munch and others....
Join an online discussion with entomologist May Berenbaum on the pros and cons of using DDT to fight malaria....
Join an online discussion with Richard Wrangham, who argues that apes became human because they learned to cook....
The truth behind the right-brain-left-brain debate, and how the ubiquitous bit of pop science wisdom came about. ...
Join an online discussion with Jonah Lehrer on making decisions -- from picking a breakfast cereal to choosing a mate....
New scientific research suggests that the mind of a baby is a humming, buzzing, supercharged learning machine. ...
Our fascination with robots and the imagined and real interactions we can have with them tells us a lot about how we view relationships....
- 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
- 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
- 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
- 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