An Oregon brewing company shows that going solar can save beer-makers serious cash
Did the father of fractals "discover" his namesake set?
Scientists get a three-dimensional Google Earth on steroids, which can penetrate forest canopies, chart sand dune movement, and more, thanks to radarlike lasers
Violent space weather treated many to a fantastic display of colorful auroras, but damaged power grids left six million Canadians in the dark
M.I.T.'s Laboratory for Computer Science is developing a new infrastructure for information technologies--the Oxygen system--that promises to realize a vision long held by the lab's director: helping people do more by doing less...
Tim Berners-Lee invented the World Wide Web and continues to shape its frantic evolution. He's neither rich nor famous, which is fine by him
Everything you ever wanted to know about the Web's first days
What drove Tim Berners-Lee to imagine this game-changing model for information sharing, and will its openness be its undoing?
NASA has come a long way from Tang and toothpaste-like chow, but even with more Earthlike vittles, spicy food seems to be a favorite of taste bud-challenged space station crews
Medical books from centuries past give a glimpse into the science of yore, thanks to the National Library of Medicine
A science consultant to the film explains some of its mysteries
Pig manure research may not smell like roses, but it's definitely not just pork in the latest federal spending bill, says one Iowa researcher
Scientists study winter storms involving thundersnow to pinpoint where heavy snowfalls may occur
A lab in the Bronx breaks down the mystery of why electrical cables fail
Breathalyzers, long a tool in police officers' quivers, may be coming soon to a doctor's office near you