We could live here, if only there was 3G
Conceptual shelters that will protect us all from the perils of our rapidly changing environment: rising waters, extreme heat, rampant pollution and overpopulation
Even if we tap every renewable power source available, it won't mean a thing without a final, crucial step: reinventing the grid
Cellphones, microchips, cars, even iPhones—there's virtually no high-tech Western product that China's cloners can't copy. Pretty soon, you might even prefer their work
Western architects have grand plans for helping China solve its expanding environmental crisis. But the world's dirtiest country already has the power to clean up all on its own
U.S. forces in Iraq are waging a pivotal campaign in modern warfare-combat on the first "networked" battlefield. One problem: the enemy has a few networks of its own
We have the technology to I.D. them near their source, but getting the word out may still be the hardest part
The FDA sidesteps human safety trials to clear a risky anti-nerve-gas pill.
If you cheat on your spouse, you can't yet plead biochemistry in divorce court. But rodent-brain research sheds light on why some lovers stay, some stray.
Statistics: A study of child suicides sparks a grisly debate.
Sports medicine: It's bowlegs from balls.
Why do birds fly south? In a word, competition.
With the right equipment, cows can be trained to milk themselves.
We help America's first family of high-tech fireworks prepare for July 4th.
Everything you ever wanted to know about the memorabilia on display in the traveling Baseball Hall of Fame.
When the scammers got tough, a crusader got going and going and going.
Producer Larry Klein takes us behind the scenes of the NOVA documentary "Why the Towers Fell", a scientific look at the American Society of Civil Engineers' report of why the World Trade Center collapsed.
Someone who was born blind experiences sounds, smells, and sensations while dreaming, but are their dreams visual?
Who really stole the secret of the atom bomb? In this PopSci.com exclusive, the producer of the NOVA special tells us what it was like to be involved with this project.