Once upon a time, the mantra for scientific success was "Think big." Nowadays, it's all about the ongoing mission to make things really, really small. Here, a look at the latest in Lilliputian developments
Societies forget, and this physicist wants to know why.
PopSci tackles life's whys, hows and who-dunnits in this Q&A-style; feature
The music let you notice the emergent pattern in cicada-singing right away.
What do whales sing about?
The odd music of the spheres
Former ABBA member speaks out against the evil that is digital piracy
So. Many. Feels.
Turn it up! Scientists have discovered that some species of birds can dance
Look what they've become
Scientists are using brain scans to try and find out
Web widgets aplenty are shown at the emerging technology debutante ball
Eavesdropping on frogs and on co-workers
A new wearable gadget acts as a personal trainer and a DJ in one
From a cello-horn to a harpitar, these music-makers are way more exciting than a plain old piano.
Why the hardest-working animals, plants, and microbes taste the best
Your favorite tunes activate the same brain systems that opioid drugs do
Our editors scrounged up some truly bizarre facts.
Is the rock-concert lighter salute bad for the environment?
How Albert-László Barabási went from mapping systems to controlling them
The record of the future