This Man Wants to Genetically Engineer Trees to Save the World

Carbon fiber is one of the strongest and most resilient materials on the market, used in everything from car frames to body armor. It's also incredibly expensive to make. But one plant biologist says that in fifty years, we'll be growing it on trees. » 7/17/14 5:15pm 7/17/14 5:15pm

How To Rescue A Trio Of Bear Cubs Using A Ladder, A Truck, And A Couple…

Bears are smart. Like, a lot smarter than most people give them credit for. But that doesn't mean they don't still make mistakes — say, winding up trapped inside a massive trash can, for instance. Fear not, wee ursine triplets! Here come some daring humans to the rescue! » 7/26/12 4:20pm 7/26/12 4:20pm