Focus on Alternative Energy
SciAm.com reporters walk through the various options in the alternative energy landscape: geothermal power, solar power, offshore wind, wave farms, thin film, hydrogen fuel cell cars, electric cars, and more.
The Key to Smaller, More Powerful Gadgets
As memory demands grow and devices shrink, current storage techniques won’t cut it.
Borderline Personality Disorder: No Man Is an Island
A new study provides an illuminating look into the brains of sufferers.
A Deep Thaw: How Much Will Vanishing Glaciers Raise Sea Levels?
Some say high, some say low, some say fast, some say slow.
Return of a Killer: Tuberculosis in Russia
Veteran journalist Merrill Goozner of the Integrity in Science project at the Center for Science in the Public Interest discusses the rise of tuberculosis in Russia.
Ask the Experts
What Is Histoplasmosis?
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is ordering stronger warnings on a particular class of medications because of patient deaths from fungal infections.