A 2010 NASA study that suggested a bacterium could thrive on arsenic instead of phosphorus is refuted by two new pieces of research.
A star chemistry student offers a periodic table joke beyond any other. Some don't get it -- at first.
Helping the hunt for something to replace silicon transistors, Big Blue researchers have found a way to precisely place carbon nanotubes -- or rather, to encourage them to place themselves.
University researchers develop a system for fluorescent bacteria to work in unison and display light like a neon sign.
The Christmas season is upon us, and so are the Grinches that accompany it.
Steve Jobs and environmental watchdog Greenpeace publicly battled over toxics in Apple products but under Jobs' leadership, Apple designed cleaner products and improved its environmental practices.
Investor Steve Jurvetson is bullish on green innovation because entrepreneurs can tap into the rapid advances in genetic engineering and IT.
The U.S. Navy is evaluating next-gen radar technology from three major military contractors. Raytheon says its Gallium Nitride tech has surpassed 1,000 hours of testing without problems, a crucial step.
Recycling your cell phones is very easy with options from carriers, manufacturers, and retailers. CNET takes a look at the best carrier-sponsored programs.
Start-up Joule Unlimited is on the forefront of using genetic engineering to replace petrofuels, trying to learn from shortcomings of other biofuel technologies.