In Fall 2015

solar savvy

A team of student architects, engineers, and builders invents and assembles a futuristic machine for living in tune with the sun. Cover illustration by Will Hinkley.

zoom in
A farm where “locally grown” is more science than slogan; counting fireflies before they flicker out; a car for taking on the megacity; a wake-up call for drowsy drivers; art meets the test of the market; and tracking the status of creek revival.

sweet hope for Sapelo Island
If a little girl can get a second chance at life, can her culture do the same?

a solar-savvy house and the ties that bind
Yes, you can email a house. Some assembly required.

bringing industry to light
Advances in optics yield big potential for tiny technologies.

open wide
Finding smarter answers for our clicking, aching jaws.

gentler treatment for addicted infants
A medical team tests a new way to help newborns afflicted by drugs.

leadership’s new horizons
On a journey to Mars or into the future of medicine, we won’t follow a star.

making peace with the giants
To ease the conflict between people and wild elephants, you have to walk the talk.

close focus
Novelist Nic Brown gave up drumming to study writing. Now he has a new book, a movie deal, and some students of his own.

zoom out
Art that reveals the structure and beauty of math.