How Thomson Reuters analyst David Pendlebury makes impressively accurate predictions of who will win.
This week in New York, a media-infused science extravaganza
Yes, orgasms can happen to rape victims.
Internal and external pressure drive a rush toward prestige.
Does red wine make you live longer? Do bras cause cancer? Is sugar as addictive as cocaine and heroin? We uncover what headline-grabbing scientific studies really mean for your health
This year, shop SciMall for glowing rodents, animal guillotines, and more
How science is transforming the sport of MMA fighting
Humans aren't the only ones who like companionship.
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.
PopSci is attending the 40th annual National Symposium on Bat Research
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A childhood without affection can be devastating, even if basic needs are met.
Running is in our DNA, but training for a marathon is a careful mix of muscle, mental, and technological strength.
Society has been fighting the plague of addictions without knowing how drugs, cigarettes, and alcohol hot-wire the brain's pleasure response. Now researchers may be closing in on a magic bullet.
Knowledge about how brains navigate through the world could help doctors understand what happens when Alzheimer's patients lose their ability to navigate.
Jellyfish invasions, Internet auctions, god particles: Read about the year's biggest science stories before they happen. Bonus: How to decipher geeky jargon and when to buy a DeLorean
Researchers are teasing out the ways we perceive flavor, from our tongue to our nose to the genes that dictate how we taste food. In the process, they're uncovering exactly which flavors will transform a dish into an offer you can't refuse
These ten awe-inspiring science projects range from the world's largest undersea observatory to the "ultimate microscope" to a Jupiter orbiter on a suicide mission--but they're all massive, often in both size and scope
Antidepressants aren't cheering up aquatic life
A new study looks at the power of practicing well beyond mastery.