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Why This 14-Year-Old Kid Built a Nuclear Reactor loading...
Why This 14-Year-Old Kid Built a Nuclear Reactor
In his quest to better the world, Taylor Wilson captured the interest of Homeland Security and ended up with radioactive pants.
Vote on More Than 40 Ideas for Improving the World loading...
Vote on More Than 40 Ideas for Improving the World
Now that finalists from the National Geographic's CHASING GENIUS challenge have been revealed, the race is on for the People's Choice prize.
Millennials Test Cute, Efficient Cars of the Future loading...
Millennials Test Cute, Efficient Cars of the Future
At Shell Eco-marathon Americas, more than a thousand students vie to see who can build a car that runs on the least amount of fuel.
Self-Driving 'Robocabs' Could Help Curb Global Warming loading...
Self-Driving 'Robocabs' Could Help Curb Global Warming
Scientists say the type of robotic vehicles that Google and Uber are testing could slash heat-trapping emissions if used as taxis.
Tiny Country Cuts Carbon Emissions by Planting Bogs loading...
Tiny Country Cuts Carbon Emissions by Planting Bogs
In Estonia, dried-out peat bogs are big carbon emitters. The government wants to reverse that
Finally, a Mobile Phone that Doesn’t Require a Battery loading...
Finally, a Mobile Phone that Doesn’t Require a Battery
The new technology uses a process known as ‘backscatter’
India Launches Massive Push for Clean Power, Lighting, and Cars loading...
India Launches Massive Push for Clean Power, Lighting, and Cars
While President Trump wants to revive America’s coal industry, India is embracing renewables, LED lighting, electric cars, and more.
Solar Roofing will be Cheaper than Regular Roofing loading...
Solar Roofing will be Cheaper than Regular Roofing
What is Elon Musk’s’ newest venture?
Top 10 Green Buildings of 2017 loading...
Top 10 Green Buildings of 2017
Innovative designs incorporate renewable energy, recycled materials, the well-being of occupants, and even a World War II-era hangar.
A 360-Degree View From the World's Tallest Building loading...
A 360-Degree View From the World's Tallest Building
Our photographer used interactive images to capture Dubai's towering heights.

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