Out of the wild
How do we defeat the world's deadliest creature?
Vaccinating mosquitoes can ward off malaria.
More than 50 of the most dangerous, disgusting, humiliating and just plain bad professions
The secret is in their flight.
Bust out the bug repellant
And thank goodness for that.
These are the 2018 winners of the Vizzies Challenge.
Sprayers plan attacks from the ground and sky.
PopSci tackles life's whys, hows and who-dunnits in this Q&A-style; feature
From fart sniffer to postdoc, the most torturous ways to make a living in science.
The transgenic animals are designed to help stamp out dengue fever in the Cayman Islands
Raindrops are to mosquitoes what falling VW Beetles would be to humans. Yet incredibly--maddeningly--mosquitoes survive rainstorms all the time. How?
From reviving extinct species to hunting for dark matter, can a single scientist transform biology--and our lives?
Traps, lamps, poison and fire
The virus can cause debilitating joint pain that can last for weeks, and sometimes years.
The new bug is the first with complete resistance to the parasite -- and it passes that gene on to its children