Physicists argue that studying multiverses and extra dimensions is just as scientific as understanding the observable
Researchers may use a fitness test to determine the likelihood for resistance
As the U.S.'s premier particle physics machine retires, the search for the Higgs falls to the Large Hadron Collider alone
But don't use this as an excuse when you mess up at your piano recital.
The next big breakthrough in synthetic biology just might come from an amateur scientist
PopSci predicts the top news stories of the next year.
A supplement from space
An astonishing look at some of the universe's most violent events: supernovae, gamma-ray bursts, collisions between galaxies and more
A rumor's going around that risk-taking linked to high testosterone levels caused the crash. Is there any truth to the claim?
Ancient turkeys weren't your average Butterball.
Sure, chimps and dolphins are smart. But did you know about the terrifyingly intelligent Komodo dragon, the paranoid squirrel, or the insect supervillain Portia labiata?
Dogs are the best bomb detectors we have. Can scientists do better?
What Chelsea Manning's gender dysphoria reveals about the limits of psychiatric diagnoses
In 2010, OxyContin introduced a new formula that drug abusers can't crush to a powder to snort or inject. This is how it works, chemically, and whether it actually deters abuse.
Russian scientists are milking modified mice to harvest immune-system-boosting proteins
Science tackles the hard questions at last.
Scientists discover that babies fed with enriched formula developed higher IQs than their breastmilk-fed peers
Emphasis on "possible"