Viruses Are the Antibiotics of the Future

Bacteriophages and the enzymes they produce are being used in Georgia to kill bacteria that is resistant to every known type of antibiotic.

Daniel Oberhaus

Watch Our New Documentary on the Two-Legged Robots of Tomorrow

Cassie is steppin' out.

Motherboard Staff

These Roboticists Want to Take Over the World With a Pair of Legs

Agility Robotics does one thing really well, but is that enough?

Jordan Pearson

Watch Our Documentary on Detroit’s Grassroots Internet Network

“Communication is a fundamental human right.”

Becky Ferreira

Ignored By Big Telecom, Detroit's Marginalized Communities Are Building Their Own Internet

40 percent of Detroit residents don't have any access to internet at all.

Kaleigh Rogers

How We'll Solve Our Plastic Problem

These future technologies will make today’s plastic problem a thing of the past.

Daniel Oberhaus
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Watch Our New Documentary About the DIY Communities Designing the Future of Energy

We visited a prolific DIY powerwall builder in Los Angeles, electric car technicians in San Diego, and the University of Michigan Energy Institute to see how our world will be powered in the years to come.

Motherboard Staff

Meet the DIY Mechanics Retrofitting Classic Cars With Electric Motors

EV West, a car shop in California, built the world's first electric Ferrari.

Louise Matsakis

Theoretical Physicists Are Getting Closer to Explaining How NASA’s ‘Impossible’ EmDrive Works

The EmDrive propulsion system might be able to take us to the stars, but first it must be reconciled with the laws of physics.

Giulio Prisco

Watch Our New Documentary About the Future of Fusion Energy

We visited two of the leading fusion energy research facilities to see how public and private ventures are bringing the stars down to Earth.

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We Were Promised Fusion Energy

Inside the race to get the first nuclear fusion reactor on the power grid.

Daniel Oberhaus

Deep Inside a Gold Mine With the Researcher Who Found the ‘Devil Worm’

If we can find life two miles underground, we might be able to find it on Mars.

Caroline Haskins
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