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Are the movements of wildfires as predictable as the weather? And does climate change cause bigger, hotter blazes?
Cheatgrass, an invasive weed, chokes out native sagebrush -- and sets the stage for massive blazes.
Even if cheap pyrotechnics isn't your thing, the physics behind how this works is relevant to anyone with eyes.
Scientists discuss how to control the fires that have shaped and scarred the Southwest.
The winner of Alan Alda’s ‘Flame Challenge’ draws on animation, song and a physics background.
Are you a late merger? You might be on to something. Ira speaks with Tom Vanderb...
More computerized features in your car mean more hacking vulnerabilities.
Carmakers are teaming up to develop fuel cell cars. Is the time right for the te...
A new book looks at the people and history behind America’s superhighways.
When you put your car in drive and press the pedal to the metal, how much of wha...
New Jersey's main arteries are two of the most congested roads in the country--we stop in at the state's brand new Traffic Management and Technology Center to see how traffic is managed.