Inside North Korea's Environmental Collapse
Scientists who recently visited the hermit nation report the situation is dire.
Life in the Death Zone
The tireless efforts of two men transformed the Iron Curtain into a wildlife reserve for the 21st century.
Cloaking Buildings from Earthquakes and Tsunamis
A simple yet apparently effective metamaterial could save vital buildings from earthquakes’ destructive waves.
Offshore Wind Lands in America
America’s first offshore wind farm now powers an East Coast island. Is the tech ready for prime time in the U.S.?
Urban Transit’s Uncertain Future
Autonomous vehicles will transform the way we move. The only question is how.
Seismic Cloak Successfully Deflects Earthquake Waves
Engineers are experimenting with a variety of ways to cloak vital infrastructure—even entire cities—from earthquakes.
My Identity Was Stolen. Here’s How They Did It
Thieves employ sophisticated techniques to steal identities, from phone number spoofing to database hacking.