Mike Biddle could free the world from having to make new plastic. Forever.
A squid-like film can be switched on and off chemically to change how infrared light is reflected.
The answers to the most nagging, fascinating, and bizarre questions of the summer movie season.
Arun Majumdar has to decide which researchers will get millions of dollars, and he has to do it fast. He must spark an energy revolution within 20 years, or it's lights out for us all.
A device that restores hearing by transmitting sound through the teeth and bones
Whether you've got hundreds to spend or zillions, we've got an office set-up you'll love to come home to
Here's the January 2015 issue of Popular Science, hot off the presses
Putting Cinematic Science to the Test
It ain't just folded paper.
The untapped potential of the 'world's strongest material' may not remain untapped for long.
Research suggests the use of chemical dispersants hinders oceanic microbes responsible for natural cleanup
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
We put their final Science Debate 2008 answers up against their records
Cheap, off-the-shelf parts and a clever design make Skyline Solar's reflective aluminum troughs a contender in the race to make solar ubiquitous
A dose of tech savvy for the Supreme Court?
An adaptation of oil drills for deep water could bring scientists closer to the goal of drilling all the way through the earth's crust to the wonders beneath