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
Cuts to the government agency's budget would impact a lot of science.
Selfies could be subtly reshaping your memory.
Societies forget, and this physicist wants to know why.
Science of the Union.
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!
Running is in our DNA, but training for a marathon is a careful mix of muscle, mental, and technological strength.
So much for "no waste."
Saving the Storsjoe Monsters!
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
Plagued by misleading headlines? Go straight to the source.
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
It would be easy to dismiss Mitchell Joachim's fantastical vision for ecological supercities, with their flocks of jetpacks and mass-transit blimps that look like flying monster jellyfish, as science fiction—if he wasn't actually building them
David Keith believes strong-arm strategies could soon be our last resort for reversing record levels of carbon in the atmosphere
2011 is shaping up to be a great year for science. Here's what to look forward to
The legendary urban planning game has a lot to say about the way our societies affect the environment. And the newest edition says one thing in particular.
A scientist with a swab and a microscope could tell what school you went to
Thanks to biotechnology and widespread genetic modification, the meal you'll enjoy tomorrow certainly isn't your grandma's feast