10 pop-culture icons who make us love learning about science
February 17, 2017, 10:37 a.m. by Starre Vartan
These men and women have brought physics, math, astronomy and more areas of science to the public stage.
Mariana Trench contains 'extraordinary' levels of toxic pollution
February 15, 2017, 11:38 a.m. by Michael d'Estries
New study erases assumptions that the ocean's deepest points are pristine ecosystems.
In the voice recognition era, good hearing will matter even more
February 13, 2017, 8:41 a.m. by Lloyd Alter
You can't have an Internet of Voice without an Internet of Hearing, so protect those ears!
World's longest elevated bike path opens in southeast China
February 9, 2017, 3:16 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Xiamen's impressive 'cycling skyway' stretches nearly 5 miles.
Scientists invent paper that can be printed with light instead of ink
February 8, 2017, 8:58 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
Paper can be reprinted up to 80 times, greatly reducing the waste associated with inkjet printing.
5 smart tech solutions to water challenges around the world
February 7, 2017, 1:59 p.m. by Starre Vartan
Freshwater supplies are dwindling as populations grow, but these companies are helping us use water more wisely.
World's longest flights leave passengers in the air for the better part of a day
February 7, 2017, 12:17 p.m. by Josh Lew
Despite fantastic cabin service and other amenities, these sky marathons can tax even seasoned travelers.
Hearables improve what you see as well as what you hear
February 6, 2017, 3:17 p.m. by Lloyd Alter
Connected hearing aids make everything better, not just your hearing.
This bot can fly like a bat — and that's no easy feat
February 4, 2017, 11:07 a.m. by Noel Kirkpatrick
Scientists have constructed a tiny and agile robot that flies like a bat.