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David Hu's "Law of Urination" says nearly all mammals empty their bladders in the same amount of time. And he's got videos to back it up.
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The doctor checks in with some charming innovations from the urology wing
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The author subjects himself to genetic tests, scans and other high-tech diagnostics to report on how the trend toward "personalized medicine" will affect us
Taylor Wilson always dreamed of creating a star. Now he's become one
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Need to get away from it all? Popular Science presents an exclusive tour of CSS Skywalker, an orbital resort that's a lot closer to reality than you might think
How science is rebuilding you, bit by bit
Sewage is more than just filth. It's evidence of our worst habits, everything from caffeine to cocaine, all ingested and flushed down the toilet. Now scientists are using wastewater to drug-test entire cities, and the results are sobering
How to heal an infection that defies antibiotics? Another infection. Doctors in Eastern Europe have used lab-grown viruses to safely cure millions of wounds. So why can't we do the same here?
From arsenic to Prozac to the passage of the Pure Food and Drug Act.
To Baldomero Olivera, venom is nature's drug industry.
The best way to prepare for catastrophe? Head to the place where they engineer it.