High-tech security isn't just for the airport anymore. Advances now coming out of the labs will help protect what's dear to you, from your car to your kids, your dinner to your dinero
Design guru James Dyson handpicks a winner and two runner ups from over 400 projects for his industrial design competition
Scientists develop new motion sensor that enables window panes and glass doors to detect movements via a special coating
An oversize printer could speed up building construction.
Have chair, might survive
Bonsai-scale energy lesson
It can be 3D printed in just one step
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.
Wings, antennae and scales may be our best weapons yet against toxins and explosives
From harvesting energy to building networks, nature has been solving problems for billions of years longer than humans have
The microvibrations of a nearby snack food bag can let observers eavesdrop on conversations.
How do you secure an event like a big-city marathon?
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 tiniest endoscope yet takes 30 two-megapixel images per second and offloads them wirelessly. See how it works inside the body in an animation
Whether you've got hundreds to spend or zillions, we've got an office set-up you'll love to come home to
A new bike-sharing program stores the kinetic energy from the bikes to power buses, and gives cyclists a free bus ticket for helping out
Bats can detect ultra-small perturbations in the air, and understanding this ability could improve sensitive detection equipment.
A new exhibit at New York's MoMA showcases a teddy-bear vaccine, virtual reality gear and more
Multiple studies confirm red-light cameras do more harm than help. So why are they still so prevalent?
Congress will scramble to address the isotope paucity this week
H2O: potable, then portable