Dogs are the best bomb detectors we have. Can scientists do better?
Rewiring the brain to battle seizures, blindness, and more
PopSci predicts the top news stories of the next year.
These elite nuclear divers are risking their lives to help save a troubled industry.
Last December, Felisa Wolfe-Simon announced the discovery of a microbe that could change the way we understand life in the universe. Soon she found herself plunged into a maelstrom of bitter backlash and intemperate criticism. A dispatch from the frontiers of the new peer review
As students everywhere return to school, the luckiest are heading for caves and rocket firing ranges instead of lecture halls
A new body scanner captures tumors, blood clots and leaky arteries in action
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
Forget lab coats and beakers: in this gallery of breathtaking images, we celebrate the visually pleasing side of scientific enquiry
We'll get a vaccine for addiction, debate the future of nuclear power, use new tech to take on water shortages, and-just maybe-find an extra dimension or two. Happy New Year
On today's hottest shows, the stars wear lab coats instead of bathing suits. We look behind the scenes at Numb3rs to see how it gets the science right-and why it sometimes needs to get it wrong
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
Worms, planets, extra dimensions: just a few of the things that inspire the most creative young scientists of the year
The author subjects himself to genetic tests, scans and other high-tech diagnostics to report on how the trend toward "personalized medicine" will affect us
To an insect, air is as thick as oil. Michael Dickinson pursues the sticky question of how these creatures maneuver so flawlessly. The answers could spawn tiny new flying machines.
New databases and digital techniques are broadening the kinds of evidence available to the crime scene investigator.
Players love the tech, but pro and amateur organizations can hardly keep up with the new materials and radical designs that have rewired and sometimes hot-wired sports.
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The Hawk Recycler breaks down waste products and spits out clean, usable fuel
PopSci gives top honors to the year's 100 most amazing innovations
Time.com's compendium of the best technology of the year