Researchers are beginning to explore how we might tweak wastewater treatment to capture CO2 instead of emitting it, slowing the ravages of climate change.
A total lunar eclipse known by any other name ... is still a total lunar eclipse.
PG&E’s electrical equipment likely caused California’s massive Camp Fire. That’s particularly maddening because science knows full well how to stop that.
Researchers use a fossil, fancy computer work, and a complex robot to tease apart how an early land-walking animal moved.
Desalination plants turn seawater into drinking water, but also pump hypersaline water back into the environment. That's especially troubling because desal has become extremely popular.
Spooked by massive wildfires, a California city launches a crowdfunding campaign to hire goats to clear brush at the edges of town.
First, the 600-meter-long plastic catcher didn't catch plastic. Then it split in two. What is the right way, then, to cleanse our oceans of the plastic menace?
Researchers make robots teach themselves how to walk through trial and error, like babies, to navigate the real world.
A former Obama advisor says we’ll work alongside the machines—but we also need to be smarter about apprenticeships and job retraining.
Look back on the biggest moments in robotics in 2018, from the continued ascendance of SpotMini to the rapid rise and fall of the home robot.