Scientists find a layer of plastics, radiation and soot embedded in the planet's surface, defining a new Anthropocene epoch
Despite its lightweight metal body, the Tesla Model S electric vehicle earned the highest automobile safety rating in North America
The U.S. has reactors of the same designs that melted down at Fukushima Daiichi, but regulators hope changes could prevent a repeat of Japan's nuclear crisis.
A new analysis concludes that easily extracted oil peaked in 2005, and now dirtier fossil fuels will be burned.
The geneticist and entrepreneur hopes to use synthetic biology to transform microscopic algae into cells that eat up carbon dioxide, spit out oil and provide meals