Nanoparticles, up to 100,000 times thinner than a human hair, are in everything from supplements, to socks, to energy drinks and teddy bears…
How synthetic biology could spell environmental disaster.
A discussion with Canadian nanotech campaigner Pat Roy Mooney.
Miniscule machines offer big potential for designing surgical tools and destroying cancer cells—but could they run amok?
In the rush to bring nanotechnology into the mainstream, the U.S. has all but abandoned regulating the risky science.
There is much we don’t know about how nanoparticles behave in our bodies and in the environment. Yet we’re using them all the time.
There’s a rising tide of hybrid and solar watercrafts.
All aboard for a slow-paced family getaway.
Smarter surge protectors, home heliostats and water-saving shower power.
Pucker up for this season’s smartest snack-food pick.
Get more bang for your homebuying buck with an Energy Efficient Mortgage.
Don’t let a valuable resource run down the drain.
Obsessed with Health: Orthorexia takes healthy eating to the extreme.
SPIN (Small Plot Intensive relay farming) downsizes traditional organic farming methods and combines them with a franchise-like business formula.
The first living building makes its debut at the Omega Institute in Rhinebeck, New York.
Winemakers tackle their carbon footprint—and make fine wine more portable, to boot.
Leilani Munter on why “eco-friendly race car driver” isn’t a contradiction in terms.
The Union of Concerned Scientists celebrates 40 years of bringing science from the lab to the laypeople.
Solar Tree parking lots harness power while keeping cars cool.
Learn about the latest in low-impact notebooks.
The proposed International Court for the Environment would be the world’s supreme legal authority on environmental issues.
The Kid-Safe Chemical Act finally calls for strict testing and regulation of chemicals before they leach into the marketplace.