When men were men and sodas were cocaine-laced nerve tonics.
Teens may be works in progress, but they help society evolve.
How the presidential candidates get science wrong
UC Irvine researchers have published a model to predict how gun control affects homicide rates.
The answers to the most nagging, fascinating, and bizarre questions of the summer movie season.
David Keith believes strong-arm strategies could soon be our last resort for reversing record levels of carbon in the atmosphere
We visit operating rooms, observatories, and islands full of slightly-less-than-rational monkeys to find the young geniuses who are shaping the future of science
When it comes to techie toys, 007 is our big-screen hero. Here, a retrospective look at his most impressive stuff
To improve its virtual-reality simulators, the military wants to incorporate smell. For help, it's turning to Hollywood
We unearth the latest research that definitely, positively proves what you knew alreadyâ€”and tell you why it matters
Within 10 years, infantry soldiers will go into battle with autonomous robots close behind them. One day, they'll be fighting side-by-side
Scuba-trained investigators are learning protocols for examining watery graves. Rule #1 is not so high-tech: Watch out for 'gators.
Space-launched darts that strike like meteors
A gun that fires a million rounds a minute
A kinetic missile that flies at mach 7
Here's hoping this month's release of the Hollywood sea-fighting epic Master and Commander will do justice to those magnificent men and their sailing machines. On these pages, the mightiest ships of then and now.
It's the oddest trade show on Earth: a staged prison uprising designed to spotlight high-tech antiriot gadgetry.
High-speed movie cameras can shoot up to 20 million frames in the blink of an eye. The world is a mighty interesting place in ultimate slo-mo.
9/11 fanned fears of more terror attacks by air. But our 95,000 miles of coast may be much more permeable. Here's the new defense strategy.
Who really stole the secret of the atom bomb? In this PopSci.com exclusive, the producer of the NOVA special tells us what it was like to be involved with this project.