A researcher explains how to control your subconscious.
Because life will go on tomorrow, and you should be informed.
We might be too deep in our slumber to do so.
Humanity has toppled scores of world records over the past few decades, but how much more progress can we make?
If you're still tired on a solid night of rest, take a look at how you're snoozing.
Because everyone can use a little advice
I consumed nothing but Soylent, a food-replacing beverage, for a week. Here's what happened to me (and my poop).
A new method can visualize with 60 percent accuracy what you're seeing while you sleep.
This week's Newsweek proclaims that "Heaven Is Real"--a neurologist concludes it after a near-death experience. But how much do we know about those experiences?
Tips for more restful slumber, decoding how we dream and just a dash of pseudoscience
One full week of keeping track of absolutely everything, to see if gamification can net you a win in the game of life
Forget algebra homework: try building spaceships, operating a nuclear reactor or listening in to distant galaxies
Reporting from the Gulf, an offshore oil rig worker finds mundanity, a complacent obsession with safety, and the doom beneath it all
Researchers are uncovering some pretty strange culprits behind the obesity epidemic—everything from air-conditioning to infectious love handles
The columnist tackles that age-old question: Who's more likely to need a postcoital snooze?
A three-year study will explore the nature of death and consciousness
The findings may be no-brainers (yes, you do get sick in winter), but these studies uncover hidden truths in conventional wisdom
Want to keep pace with the competition? Forget coffeeâ€”a new class of FDA-approved stimulants will keep you working harder, better, faster and stronger
PopSci tackles life's whys, hows and who-dunnits in this Q&A-style; feature
A new understanding of brain chemistry could usher in an age of biologically enhanced humans
In the dark and chatty world of avatars and assumed identities, this cybercop is a virtual Sybil, trolling for creeps and thieves.
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