Genetic sequencing has dumped a mountain of data into researchers' laps, but it hasn't yielded a silver bullet to cure cancer
Tiny, faint Leo P may point to additional galaxies hidden in our corner of the cosmos
A new perspective emanating from archaeology and ecology suggests that humanity has spent thousands of years making widespread and profound changes to the "natural" world
Almost 90 percent of U.S. buyers say fuel economy will be a major factor when purchasing their next vehicle
The American Institute of Architects' winning structures combine environmental sustainability with a focus on public health
The Avatar director’s DEEPSEA CHALLENGER will accelerate investigation of Earth’s last unexplored "continent"
Fisker Automotive is on life-support despite a government loan, but electric vehicle innovators continue to draw a road map for the industry
An excerpt from Todd Wilkinson's latest book looks at the media magnate’s almost evangelical efforts to save the prairie dog—a passion that has earned him converts to his cause as well as the enmity of his fellow ranchers...
Growing demand for fertilizer presents increased safety and environmental concerns
Projects range from a new cancer test to a bicycle-powered water purifier
For two weeks in April the world was ablaze. NASA satellites documented these infernos, both wild and controlled, as they burned from the U.S. to Australia
Reconfiguring the genetics of the food pathogen E. coli produces hydrocarbons indistinguishable from those burned in trucks
The Big Apple is aiming to overtake California and inspire other cities
The White House’s budget promises millions of dollars to build a solid foundation for additive manufacturing
Power for the people takes on a whole new meaning, as the largest installation of Pavegen energy-harvesting tiles to date produces 4.7 kilowatt-hours of energy during the Paris marathon, enough to power a laptop for more than two days...
The President's plan for next year would give a boost to infrastructure, manufacturing and education in exchange for land conservation and environmental cleanup efforts
A 2010 supernova, one of the brightest ever seen, has yielded conflicting interpretations
M.I.T. researchers develop an organic solar cell that breaks 100 percent quantum efficiency
All it will take is raising $5.5 billion (that’s the easy part) and a whole lot of people working together
Although not as easily delivered as weaponized anthrax, ricin in purified form can be just as deadly