At McKinley Climate Lab, researchers create fearsome weather to test cars and planes.
Our August 1991 cover story, in honor of Harry Kroto's passing
Earth-like exoplanets are really common, and that's pretty cool.
Summertime in the city. Ugh, New York City, you sweaty mess.
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The science of drug muling
Scientists can't know for sure if the worlds have water. But they could, making them a potential habitat for life.
A PopSci interactive of the 30,854 record-breaking highs recorded across the country in 2012
Some animals and plants stand to gain plenty.
The smallest exoplanets yet
I'm ready for my Sputnik moment now
More exoplanet discoveries are pending, as Kepler team approaches deadline to publish data
So an industrial accident has blanketed your countryside in millions of cubic feet of caustic sludge. Now what?
Every day we're exposed to thousands of man-made chemicals, some of which seep into our bodies and remain there for decades. What that means for our health, we don't fully understand--but I subjected myself to a battery of new tests in search of answers
Three new e-noses use three different methods to sniff out everything from freon to fatty acids
A new theory offers promise for the existence of extreme microbial life on other planets
Jellyfish invasions, Internet auctions, god particles: Read about the year's biggest science stories before they happen. Bonus: How to decipher geeky jargon and when to buy a DeLorean
In the escalating arms race between battery power and consumption, The Cells are losing to The Gadgetsâ€”Big time. Question is, can the chemists catch up to the engineers?
Looking to boost your science smarts? First test your IQ organ, then follow our 6-point brain regimen. Soon you'll be crunching bogus claims and citing stats with the best.
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