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  • Game Theory

    How should we teach kids Newtonian physics? Simple. Play computer games.

  • Tracking Trucking

    New electronic toll tags will speed freight truck inspections. But the industry cries “Big Brother.”

  • Wave Power

    How to get watts from ocean waves.

  • Whose Nuclear Waste?

    Yucca Mountain in Nevada looked like the perfect place to stash the byproducts of nuclear power. Fifteen years and billions of dollars later, it’s not even close to being operational. Is starting from scratch the only option?

  • Electricity Goes to Market

    Building intelligence into the power grid would make electricity cheaper and more reliable. The technology-from self-monitoring power lines to giant transistors-is ready to go. But no one has an incentive to foot the bill.

  • Solar on the Cheap

    Turning sunshine into electricity makes environmental sense. Thanks to new plastics, it might even be affordable.

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