Science and Technology
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....
State-of-the-art prosthetics have caused controversy in sports, and raise questions about what it means to be human....
"Star Trek" isn't just a summer blockbuster -- some of it is real science, like warp speed and the flip phone....
Texas Board of Education Chair leads charge to question evolution in the state's science curriculum....
Google Ocean lets users explore the underwater terrain, and view articles and videos about marine science....
Humans are built for play -- the science that says play is critical to shaping our brains and helping us adapt to the unexpected....
Implications for the scientific community of the lifting of the ban on funding for stem cell research....
Artist and engineer Chuck Hoberman talks about what led him to his famous invention, which will soon be put into orbit around the Earth....
In 2006, the International Astronomical Union revoked Plutoâ€™s planetary status and inflamed Americans -- astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson explains what went down....
- 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