Bye, bye, plastic.
Pollution shows up at the pub.
More than 50 of the most dangerous, disgusting, humiliating and just plain bad professions
A father-and-son team study the science -- and art -- of folding
Randal Koene is recruiting top neuroscientists to help him make humans live forever
Our August 1991 cover story, in honor of Harry Kroto's passing
Microbial manufacturing is about to go mainstream
Scientists are turning to microbes to manufacture scents and flavors
We spoke to candidates with science backgrounds from across the political spectrum
Your DNA holds the secrets of your ancestry, and at least a dozen companies offer to crack the code. But there's more than a bit of hype here.
In this piece from 1921, PopSci subjects the Sultan of Swat to a battery of scientific tests hoping to discover the secret behind his superhuman swing
The battle over genetically modified food is over: Supercrops won. Now crops designed to yield drugs and vaccines have come close to slipping into our food supply. No one knows if they're safe, and everyone involved seems to have something to hide.
Awed at the pace of technological advances, a faction of geeky writers believes our world is about to change so radically that envisioning what comes next is nearly impossible.
New electronic voting machines are supposed to prevent another Election Day disaster, but these paperless PCs could make hanging chads seem like a minor nuisance.
In DIY science, eBay offers amazing access to gear, supplies, chemicals--a whole universe beyond Pez dispensers.