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
We visit operating rooms, observatories, and islands full of slightly-less-than-rational monkeys to find the young geniuses who are shaping the future of science
PopSci tackles life's whys, hows and who-dunnits in this Q&A-style; feature
A team of European researchers finds the genetic mutation responsible for a subject's inability to feel pain.
The hidden channels are nearly as tall as the Eiffel Tower.
Will professional athletic leagues beat out the search leviathan in the battle for empty airwaves?
Forget algebra homework: try building spaceships, operating a nuclear reactor or listening in to distant galaxies
A state-by-state breakdown of policies that could change your community.
More than 50 of the most dangerous, disgusting, humiliating and just plain bad professions
Last May, a massive tornado leveled Joplin, Missouri. Was it chance, or a warning of things to come?
The first color photo of Pluto, a warm-blooded fish, and much more
This dangerous storm is looking pretty trippy
This ASMR video has it all: Australian accents, chemistry, and fire.
Your DNA holds the secrets of your ancestry, and at least a dozen companies offer to crack the code. But there's more than a bit of hype here.
Minneapolis ranked first among U.S. cities in innovative transportation solutions, fourth in energy technology.
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.
Can a crew of scientists and volunteers armed with homemade trackers save sharks from extinction?
The body electrician
Alan Burns made a fortune in the oil business. But as oil wanes, he's convinced that clean energy will be—must be—the next big thing. And so this inventor has poured his fortune into a challenge far greater than finding new oil deposits: extracting energy from the ocean
Mars has been cold and dry for half its life, but as recently as 500 million years ago, its surface was shaped by water.