Pompeo in front of image with Huawei's logo superimposed (© Andrew Harnik/AP Images)

Guidance for U.S. tech aims to stop misuse by repressive regimes

The U.S. has issued new guidance to help companies identify and stop sales of technology that could be used to support oppressive regimes.
Woman holding a plant and stick (Roy Kaltschmidt/Berkeley Lab)

Turning plants into fuel

Four U.S. research centers are developing technologies that can turn certain plants — such as switchgrass, poplar or sorghum — into biofuels.
Dwarf galaxy in outer space (© NASA/ESA Hubble)

Here’s a free poster for World Space Week

In honor of World Space Week, which runs from October 4–10, download this free poster and dream of exploring new worlds in space.

When it comes to energy, countries should mix it up

A country that diversifies its energy mix insulates itself from energy disruptions and strengthens its energy security.
Two people in silhouette sitting with large full moon in the background (© AP Images)

To the moon and beyond! America sets new mission in space.

President Trump signed a directive that will send American astronauts back to the moon and eventually to Mars and beyond.
Illustration showing progressive stages of entry as space probe approaches planet's surface in orange sky (Javid Bayandor)

Check out these futuristic NASA projects

NASA is pursuing futuristic ideas that could transform space missions and lead to scientific breakthroughs as it pushes the boundaries of what is possible.
A satellite view of the Nile River at night (© AP Images)

Fighting poverty from space

Can technology help eradicate poverty? Satellite images and artificial intelligence could provide data to governments on where help is needed most.
Man performing with hula hoop (Courtesy photo)

Dance video contest spices up science [video]

The annual "Dance Your Ph.D." contest invites scientists and Ph.D. students to explain complicated research and projects through dance.
Hands outstretched, holding tobacco seedling (L. Brian Stauffer/University of Illinois)

U.S. researchers find novel way to produce bigger plants

Photosynthesis is key to the air we breathe and the food we eat, but it doesn't work as efficiently as it could. Scientists say they've found a remedy.