There are better ways to get science back into policy
Opponents fear the research could trigger a lethal outbreak.
Randal Koene is recruiting top neuroscientists to help him make humans live forever
Popular Science spoke with Rick DeLano, whose movie The Principle shows the world's most famous cosmologists promoting the idea that the Earth is the center of the universe.
Rossi--a lone Italian inventor with no real credentials and a history as a convicted scam artist--has convinced a small army of researchers that his box can harness a new type of nuclear reaction. What if they're right?
Sure, the Large Hadron Collider has another two decades of cutting-edge science left in it, but physicists are already designing the high energy experiments of the future.
Steven Chu, the new U.S. secretary of energy, is a Nobel-winning physicist and an unabashed advocate of fighting climate change. But can he negotiate the political realities of transforming the energy economy?
More than 50 of the most dangerous, disgusting, humiliating and just plain bad professions
We asked a writer to notice and decode the science claims he heard on a typical day. they averaged one every 10 minutes. And they werenâ€™t very scientific.
We asked a writer to notice and decode the science claims he heard on a typical day. They averaged one every 10 minutes. And they weren't very scientific.
Cuts to the government agency's budget would impact a lot of science.
Tyson's book "Space Chronicles: Facing the Ultimate Frontier" is out today
For the first time since the 1970s, researchers are being allowed to study the potential medical properties of the most tightly controlled substances around. But it's not easy.
Massive space rocks hurtle past Earth with frightening regularity. Some scientists want to deflect them. Others want to drag one closer.
It's a no-brainer: The government should be spending money on science that nobody else wants to fund.
Can private industry revitalize embryonic stem-cell research in the U.S.?
The nation's research-grade cannabis is controlled by the National Institute on Drug Abuse, whose mission to curb use is at odds with that of researchers looking to study pot's therapeutic properties.
Holding the purse strings
The frog that laid the golden egg.
What do the candidates' records say about their positions on genetic technology?
'We're all sort of stumbling around in a fog,' one of the study authors says.
Controversial theorist Aubrey de Grey insists that we are within reach of an engineered cure for aging. Are you prepared to live forever?
* 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?
A coalition of scientists, with government funding starting at $100 million in 2014, will map brain circuitry in action.