The MacArthur Foundation's 100&Change contest is offering a nine-figure grant for a plan to solve a major world problem.
The software giant is calling for a treaty to outline protections for civilians and companies from government-sponsored hacking.
A new theory helps explain the cause of the odd patterns in the Namibian desert — and can even help predict them.
A travel hacker just flew business class around the globe — on the cheap. Here's how he did it.
A thermal power station on the Bay of Bengal in southern India has found a way to make carbon capture profitable.
Computer models that predict how the human skeleton will evolve are being used to print troublesome joints that will likely cause us pain.
Archaeology now has much better tools than lucky amateurs with shovels.
The tiny solar factory concentrates sunlight onto molecules, generating the chemical reactions needed to make medicine.
A new $1 million system called GoLIVE allows scientists to track the movement of glaciers and ice sheets and predict future sea-level rise.
Capsaicin, the active component in chili peppers, shows promise for relieving the sort of nerve pain that leads sufferers directly to prescription painkillers.