Once a sci-fi dream, the Wi-Fi home is within reach, thanks to a menagerie of new cuddly gadgets.
Microscopic organisms thrive in polar-ice 'brine channels' whose conditions mirror some of those found in space.
Microsoft's XP gets its final service pack next week. But users fight for a stay of execution.
Walden Pond and global warming, truckers don their skirts, and how Arctic flow can snowball.
Laser harps, stoking clouds, and the power of 'biochar.'
Virginia schools are the first to mandate Internet safety classes. But are kids listening?
Sugar-powered cars, a downside to bird feeders, and the dark core of Omega Centauri.
As Polaroid discontinues its line of instant films, some photo pros stay analog in a digital world.
The surprising attack on a supermarket's network shows the importance of sweeping for malware.
Adobe Systems' new Photoshop Express website hosts a basic version of its ubiquitous software that lets users edit and share digital images.
Hydrogen fuel balls for cars; disappearing tropical frogs; a new generation of smaller, faster computers.
The two-wheel vehicle's image is evolving, in the minds of Americans, from geek chic to mainstream cool.
Expertise is essential online, but the Internet's real 'killer app' is choice.
How gators move so quietly, a creative invasive snail, corn's impact on algae, and a global climate regulator.
It takes a lot of energy to make it, and the world is using billions of tons of it. Makers are finding better ways to do it.
California's bid to set tougher auto-emissions standards has been stymied by the Bush administration. Now the courts will decide.
From Wikileaks to JuicyCampus, new outlets for unattributed comments affect the way we view information.
Rat populations affect shoreline ecosystem, shrimplike krill found at new depths, worms show traces of personal-care products.