Traps, lamps, poison and fire
Don't let the disease-carrying fleas bite!
More than 50 of the most dangerous, disgusting, humiliating and just plain bad professions
A new book explores why our bodies do the things they do
It's Passover, and PopSci.com is serving up the science
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
Coke as spermicide, placebo prices and the ovulation cycles of strippers were just some of the winners at the 18th First Annual Ig Nobel Prize ceremony
Not everyone has Marie Kondo to watch over them.
Air: It's one of the world's most important, least understood, and possibly life-saving substances
The winners of the Nikon Small World microvideography contest
A conversation with theoretical physicist Brian Greene
An excerpt from Toms River: A Story of Science and Salvation, a new book about a town in New Jersey devastated by industrial pollution
A too-brief encounter with Arthur C. Clarke, the grand old man of science-fiction visionaries.
The next big breakthrough in synthetic biology just might come from an amateur scientist
What we learned from, and about, our domesticated friends in the last century
Artists create household gadgets inspired by venus fly traps, complete with microbial fuel cell digestion systems
Post-9/11 laws protect Americans from the mishandling of potential bioterror agents. They could also slow down some vital medical research.
I consumed nothing but Soylent, a food-replacing beverage, for a week. Here's what happened to me (and my poop).
Stories from the coolest day jobs in the world.