A state-by-state breakdown of policies that could change your community.
We spoke to candidates with science backgrounds from across the political spectrum
Our editors scrounged up some truly bizarre facts.
Scientists still aren't sure why brain training only works for some people.
Bill Faloon has pursued immortality for decades. Now he's got lots of company. What does science have to say?
On court body positioning is far from accidental.
A Weirdest Thing holiday spectacular.
"You gotta Crash and Learn."
Excerpt: The Edumacation Book
Pioneering surgeons have made it possible to transplant a human uterus that can bear children, offering hope to millions of women who never thought they could give birth.
You can hone your corpse pose by hanging out with actual corpses.
Influenza viruses kill up to 646,000 people worldwide every year.
The 2018 midterm elections shifted the balance of power in the House of Representatives. Here's what that means.
Popular Science is inside the U.N., where 150 heads of state are talking global warming. Will they put momentum behind an international treaty in 2015?
From auction houses to eBay, this is how people buy up Nobel Prizes and space rocks.
* that's a big, fat "might"
Two desktop-printer engineers quit their jobs to search for the ultimate source of endless energy: nuclear fusion. Could this highly improbable enterprise actually succeed?
There's a lot of information out there and not all of it is good.
The caveman diet, barefoot running, co-sleeping: We spend an awful lot of time trying to live like our ancestors. Here's why that logic is wrong.
Mars planners suggest a robot-to-human hand-off in space.
Check your wildflower forecasts carefully
Residents of one of the Internet's most populous virtual worlds shop, attend class-even run businesses. Soon you may do the same.