The Race For a 100 MPG Auto

Gas prices are up, fuel economy is down—but the brightest minds in auto technology are about to do something about it. The Aptera concept car uses a low-weight, low-drag approach to increasing fuel economy. The goal: 330 mpg for under $20,000 within two years.

Gas prices are up, fuel economy is down—but the brightest minds in auto technology are about to do something about it. The Aptera concept car uses a low-weight, low-drag approach to increasing fuel economy. The goal: 330 mpg for under $20,000 within two years.

Neutron Star Clocked at Mind-Boggling Velocity

A neutron star has been clocked travelling at more than 1500 kilometres per second. It joins the ranks of other fast moving neutron stars, deepening the puzzle over how these dense stellar corpses are accelerated to such astonishing velocities.

A neutron star has been clocked travelling at more than 1500 kilometres per second. It joins the ranks of other fast moving neutron stars, deepening the puzzle over how these dense stellar corpses are accelerated to such astonishing velocities.

Evolution Less Accepted in U.S. Than Other Western Countries, Study Finds

People in the United States are much less likely to accept Darwin’s idea that humans evolved from apes than adults in other Western nations, a number of surveys show.

People in the United States are much less likely to accept Darwin's idea that humans evolved from apes than adults in other Western nations, a number of surveys show.

Debate Rages Over Animal-Human Chimeras

Should medical researchers be allowed to create human-animal hybrids to investigate disease? No, says an ethics think tank that advises the Scottish Parliament. Yes, says Ian Wilmut of the University of Edinburgh, creator of Dolly the cloned sheep.

Should medical researchers be allowed to create human-animal hybrids to investigate disease? No, says an ethics think tank that advises the Scottish Parliament. Yes, says Ian Wilmut of the University of Edinburgh, creator of Dolly the cloned sheep.