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After years on the slow track, America’s high-speed rail may finally be building momentum.
Standard time zones and electric trains were both pioneered at New York's Grand Central Terminal.
Seventy thousand miles of track will need to be outfitted with "positive train control" technology by 2015.
While some clean energy advocates have suggested fuel cell cars as a technology of the future, development of hydrogen fuel cell technology is moving forward in an unusual place -- the railyard.
Elon Musk described his Hyperloop design as a cross between a "Concorde, a railgun, and an air hockey table."
Science museums aren't just dioramas and dusty skeletons anymore.
The money will be used to turn Nikola Tesla’s final laboratory into a museum.
In natural history museums around the world, art and science intersect in the de...
Philadelphia’s Mütter Museum has a lot of heart, and other organs too.
How do museums protect and preserve artistic and historic artifacts for the ages...
\t"Disturbingly informative," is how museum director Robert Hicks describes Philadelphia's Mütter Museum--items of interest include a gangrenous hand, wax models of extinct diseases, deformed bones and body parts. Now imagine what's in the basement. Science Friday got a behind-the-scenes tour.