A state-by-state breakdown of policies that could change your community.
More than 50 of the most dangerous, disgusting, humiliating and just plain bad professions
Societies forget, and this physicist wants to know why.
The military's integrated system finally catches up to--and in some cases surpasses--civilian all-weather apparel and equipment.
Both the Atlantic and Pacific areas saw a record number and intensity of storms.
It's never too early to start planning your Fossil Fools Day party!
And why people believe in the unbelievable.
Jeffrey Martin's closed-loop plan for recycling heat-trapping carbon emissions into gasoline
Science of the Union.
So much for "no waste."
Research linking large earthquakes to changes in the Earth's spin remains to be tested.
Teeth and bones alone can't determine whether someone is a minor
Saving the Storsjoe Monsters!
The Office of Science and Technology Policy exists to provide the President with objective scientific advisement.
His rulings in six previous cases can give us some idea.
What we can learn from a massive meteor crater
See how the country stacked up in a recent National Science Foundation quiz.
Kelvin Droegemeier could be an huge boon to the scientific community.
Running is in our DNA, but training for a marathon is a careful mix of muscle, mental, and technological strength.
Will too many hot chili peppers kill you? Is the moon on the verge of erupting? PopSci tackles life's whys, hows and who-dunnits in this Q&A-style; feature
Cuts to the government agency's budget would impact a lot of science.
For environmentalist Jesse Ausubel, going green means land conservation and energy efficiency—and forgetting “boutique” renewables like windmills and biofuels
With the Sahara desert rapidly encroaching on livestock-nourishing grassland, architect Magnus Larsson proposes a 3,728-mile-long barrier wall—built by bacteria