In a desert 13,000 feet above sea level, a remarkable man is taking on the global warming challenge—and winning.
Researchers looking for a better way to clean up oil spills are taking a cue from the humble cactus.
Sustainable fabric from hagfish
Architectural skin regulates indoor temperature by expanding and contracting like muscles
Artists and ecological restorationists have a lot in common: both work experimentally with materials that are sometimes unpredictable.
Biological samples are fragile: if they’re not kept at cold temperatures, they quickly degrade.
Patterned UV coating on glass is invisible to humans—but not to birds
As scientists begin to hack the code for the humble leaf, they are peering into the past and engineering a greener future.
Nature’s most elegant designs may hold the key to super-efficient, ecofriendly technology.
An entrepreneurial marine geologist from Stanford believes that by mimicking the way marine organisms create shells, he can transform concrete manufacturing from one of the most carbon inten