You're not the only one who gets thirsty
From vanilla to GMOs, how science shaped the taste of the modern world
Harness marine life to save marine life
Traditional chicken, beef, and pork production devours resources and creates waste. Meat-free meat might be the solution.
Soylent, a milky beverage filled with nutrients, lets drinkers go without real food. Meet the inventor behind the stuff.
Abaddon's Gate is available on Amazon.
Dogs are the best bomb detectors we have. Can scientists do better?
This 10,000-rpm, no-pulse artificial heart doesn't resemble an organic heart--and might be all the better for it
How Albert-László Barabási went from mapping systems to controlling them
Bill Andrews has spent two decades unlocking the molecular mechanisms of aging. His mission: to extend the human life span to 150 years--or die trying
To commemorate World Food Day, we look back on science's role in alleviating the hunger crisis. Whale breeding, desert sugar factories, and oyster soup capsules, yum
It takes real proof to back up even the simplest theories--these 10 studies show that the obvious can have not-so-obvious implications
Will too many hot chili peppers kill you? Is the moon on the verge of erupting? PopSci tackles life's whys, hows and who-dunnits in this Q&A-style; feature
Looking for a clean fuel that grows anywhere, needs only sunlight and water, and could produce enough oil to free the U.S. from its petroleum addiction? Here´s one start-up's plan for converting oil from algae-yes, algae
PopSci tackles life's whys, hows and who-dunnits in this Q&A-style; feature
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.
Last July, 9-year-old Alex Everett received his first shot of synthetic human growth hormone--an injection he will get every night for eight years. Alex is not sick--he is short. Should we be treating stature as a medical condition?
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.
Examining 8 promising methods of male contraception in development. Happy Father's Day!