The tide is turning for marine power plants, especially in Scotland, which is serving as a test-bed for all sorts of underwater turbines and other crazy solutions to generate power from the waves and tides.
The most common source of children’s exposure to household chemicals is from spray bottles, but a new design should keep the little tykes from getting a mouthful of Windex.
New understanding of photosynthesis means that scientists are closer than ever to creating powerful solar panels that mimic how plants--especially spinach--get their energy. In the future, you might be able to mix up some panels using just old grass.
Kiss the long-term parking lot goodbye. FlightCar lets you rent out your car while you’re away on a trip.
Scientists have just found a way to use DNA to send massive amounts of data between cells, which means we soon may be able to give our cells incredibly complicated instructions.
Betaville is like SimCity, if SimCity actually simulated a real city.
Everybody loves music. Not everybody loves learning--or at least, they might not think they do. That’s why this national tour of concerts at schools seeks to use musical performances (by the kids themselves) to teach kids from underprivileged backgrounds that they, too, can succeed.