The national grid is split into sections that can’t share much power. Connecting them won’t be cheap or easy, but it will help usher in the future of energy.
By 3D-printing scaffolds and dipping them in microbe juice, scientists make robust structures that could one day lead to self-growing roads.
Researchers only drilled through an Antarctic ice shelf to sample sediment. Instead, they found animals that weren’t supposed to be there.
Long, long ago, a human modified a conch shell to belt out a tune. Here’s how scientists resurrected its triumphant sound.
Using a camera shooting 300,000 frames per second, researchers catch the amphipod snapping its extraordinarily powerful claw.
Amazon’s founder is stepping down to focus on other projects, like the Bezos Earth Fund. Here’s what he can do to help fix the mess humans have made of the world.
A modeling system called Vulcan shows that on average, cities across the country pollute 18.3 percent more than they’ve estimated.
More than 60 years after the incident, scientists say they have new evidence pointing to a peculiar kind of avalanche as the culprit.
Facilities that suck carbon dioxide out of the air could be powerful weapons for fighting climate change. But their deployment requires a huge wartime-style investment.
Scientists find that cyanobacteria cause sediments on glaciers to clump, thus absorbing more sunlight. It’s not great news for fans of lower sea levels.