Science and Technology
Commission finds that while improvements are needed, there's every reason to believe that experiments that were conducted in Guatemala in the 1940s can never happen again.
Scientists and Switzerland have come close to proving the existence of the Higgs boson, but so far they don't have the evidence they need to make a conclusive finding. The so-called 'God particle' is expected to be a key in understanding the presence of mass in the universe....
Several new studies in recent months have added new complications that can be linked to over-exposure to pollution from automobile traffic....
Scientists with the Kepler telescope program have discovered a planet that could be perfect for supporting life. And it's just 600 light years away from Earth....
As NASA launches a mission to Mars, scientists are saying we could be within 20 years of finding life outside of our planet. It may come from a mission just like this one....
Bill Buxton, Principal Researcher at Microsoft Research, says creativity takes practice and being able to take risks is the key to any success....
A survey conducted in Victoria, British Columbia revealed that quality of community and environment played a very big part in determining the degree of happiness people felt....
The discovery of the 50 meter egg-shaped arrangement of stones in a farmer's field in Victoria, Australia, could hold secrets to ancient Aboriginal astronomy....
Researchers think prehistoric drawings in the famous Rouffignac Cave complex in France may have been done by children, and that part of the cave served as a prehistoric daycare....
John Hodgman talks to astrophysicist Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson about the multiverse, ideal space travel scenarios and the trick to explaining dark matter....
- 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