Probably. Iranian state television reports that the Islamic Republic has put a monkey into suborbital space and recovered it alive.
To overcome the physical distance between our New York offices and our editor in chief--who lives and works on the West Coast--Popular Science is exploring the cutting edge of telepresence technologies.
A reanalysis by a second research group suggests a 2011 study that used EEG to detect consciousness in three vegetative patients was fooled by randomness.
It's not a cure, but researchers hope inserting a few genes into T cell receptors can keep HIV cells at bay.
Perfect for differential equations, group vocabulary exercises, and stopping a 9mm round at close range.
Curiosity may get all the kudos these days, but the wizened Opportunity rover continues to log miles on the Martian surface.
So... how can we weaponize this?
We've seen 'G-quadruplex structures' before, but a new study shows they are much more prevalent in our genomes than we thought.
The Phoenix program is building a robot that can repurpose dead satellites into new ones in space.
When robots are cheap, why not build an army of them?
There’s a movement in the scientific community to create managed preserves on other planets and moons, to keep them pristine for future generations.
This is a whole new kind of waterproof.
Images captured by the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter clearly show Curiosity's path across the Martian frontier.
Or, how to accessorize in Waziristan.
Dragon Empire is a real book about a fictional war with China, which will fund a real laser weapon designed for a real war with China.