Transparent, colorful cells could decorate, and power, churches one day.
Wondering what it was like in New York when Sandy made landfall? Popular Science senior editor Martha Harbison took to the streets (and now totally regrets it).
By turning its crime problem into a data problem, Santa Cruz is reinventing police work for the 21st century
One of the biggest mysteries of physics could end with what scientists find 4,850 feet below the Black Hills of South Dakota
Dust may help astronomers understand the formation of stars and planets
Greening the world's most iconic skyscraper
The National Mall was transformed into a futuristic commune for the past two weeks as 20 teams from four countries erected solar-powered homes
Realistic videoconferencing is the single most important development in the future of the workplace, and it's already begun to arrve. Prepare to face the boss
When it comes to techie toys, 007 is our big-screen hero. Here, a retrospective look at his most impressive stuff
Need to get away from it all? Popular Science presents an exclusive tour of CSS Skywalker, an orbital resort that's a lot closer to reality than you might think
In the dark and chatty world of avatars and assumed identities, this cybercop is a virtual Sybil, trolling for creeps and thieves.
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Six photos in honor of the 61st anniversary of his death
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Hollywood genetically engineers some boffo box office
The father of evolution turns 200 today. Help us fete him
Plasma-arc torches are sci-fi made real. And they slice through steel so easily, anyone can use them.
The shorter your kayak, the smoother your ride.
NASA's new solar explorer will launch tonight. Coverage begins at 9 p.m.
Worst Science Jobs II: Number 8
The cast of 'Teen Titans Go! To the Movies' find out what their powers could do in real life.
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New Military Channel program showcases the latest tech designed by the U.S. military.
The results are in! Readers voted for their favorite 2002 Best of What's New award winners. Drum roll, please ...
Terrifying for anyone on the plane, but an awesome video for us back on solid ground.
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Drilling a geothermal well to help cool and heat the dream home
Watch some baby owls enter the world, in a window planter in Oklahoma.
Welcome to our annual list of inventions changing the world.
On Saturday, November 4, Popular Science and GMA Weekend journeyed to the year 2031 during a special broadcast of Good Morning America
Bike designers Tony Ellsworth and Donald Miller resurrected a 500-year-old idea to change the way people pedal
Will Apple release an upgraded "iPhone without the phone" iPod with a wide-aspect-ratio touchscreen by September 30, 2007?
A "offers web-like support"
Supercomputing power on a single chip
A recent study found that genetics dictated the fighting styles of male and female fruit flies. Podcaster Jonathan Coulton is on the case for more
In the cockpit of the F-35 Lightning II, a space-age helmet gives pilots x-ray visionâ€”even at night
Artists create household gadgets inspired by venus fly traps, complete with microbial fuel cell digestion systems
Your complete guide to today's near-earth asteroid flyby
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An art museum dedicated to the reproductive organs of fruit flies, spiders, snails and more
Visions of the Universe exhibit showcases captivating cosmic images
All human eyes are glued to "seven minutes of terror" live from Mars
Some things require just a little more power these days.
Rockets that foil comets, face transplants, artificial wombs, and more
Weathering the waves
The eccentric, monocle-wearing astronomer died Sunday at the age of 89. Celebrate Moore's contributions to science by checking out his 1957 guidebook to the moon.
We've chosen our 2013 Science Fair Winners!
An artificial intelligence that saved humanity from invaders 28 years ago breaks its silence to meet with human ambassadors. They have no idea what is in store.
Transparent OLEDs could turn your living-room window into a high-def TV
Google Earth launches Prado Museum layer with high-resolution images of classic masterpieces
The VISIONS mission will give scientists an inside look at how the optical phenomenon influences Earth's atmosphere.
The latest, greatest data visualizations
Looking back at miserable work experiences in science
A satellite peers down on a hellish landscape in south-central Algeria
Virtual reality does away with the interspecies size boundary.
Palms tan slightly but never become as dark as our shoulders, for instance, regardless of the amount of light they receive.
Robert Ballard's latest initiative puts a remote-control ROV at your fingertips -- and America's little-seen underwater national parks in full view.
A new report on marine health could make you queasy.
Scientists are not immune to superstitions -- they need lucky legumes
In advance of Valentine's Day, a new study finds sweet behavior in bird couples.
We go remote-control deep-sea fishing with the Monterey Bay Aquarium.
When rigid people make bad choices
The West Mata volcano erupted nearly 4,000 feet underwater in the Pacific Ocean
Not that you anticipated otherwise
The importance of global landscapes
His device lets him look inside the brain to see where memories reside.
NASA captures blooming marine microorganisms off the coast of France.
Where the human body implodes, and more milestones on the way to the bottom of the ocean
In short, because red pistachios look better than pistachios mottled with dark spots.
Advanced automotive batteries like the 400-pound lithium-ion pack going into the Volt bear only a theoretical resemblance to the 12-volt under your hood. PopSci takes a quick look at how they work
An unusual grip keeps these fish clinging on for dear life
PopSci has built a house in California equipped with the most advanced materials, cutting-edge technologies and incredible household gadgets available today. Take a look inside with our virtual tour
Inexpensive cataract surgery is restoring sight in South Asia
Some of the cyclones are 900 miles wide.