Researchers in Hong Kong achieve near-perfect silence
I'm ready for my Sputnik moment now
Technology may be ushering in a golden age of stalking, in which predators use GPS, cellphones and other devices to track and terrorize.
Putting Cinematic Science to the Test
Here's the January 2015 issue of Popular Science, hot off the presses
The U.S. has been pouring millions of dollars into anti-drug campaigns since the 1980s. Has it done any good?
Scores of independent inventors rally to secure the homeland, one bizarre gadget at a time.
Calm seas all the time
New criteria for choosing NSF grants is the latest salvo from our anti-science government.
Ever want to cancel out a laser beam? Now you can
In honor of Jenny McCarthy's new seat at "The View"
Bill Faloon has pursued immortality for decades. Now he's got lots of company. What does science have to say?
The best long-form stuff we read this year
Plus: What you need to know about sugar this Halloween.
More Military-Civillian Technology Fisticuffs: Who's Got The Edge?
To maintain accuracy and realism, producers of the film sought out military and government officials to advise them.
What the Dutch do for fun
Big ideas and lots of confidence, but no big announcements
A breakthrough nanotech coating for cartridges in firearms can transfer hard-to-remove tags to gun offenders and better capture DNA