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Our reporters deliver the latest on autonomous vehicles.
Thanks to a joint investigation from academics and the Department of Homeland Security, the culprit in the Case of the Honeybee Killer has been found.
Popular Science is inside the U.N., where 150 heads of state are talking global warming. Will they put momentum behind an international treaty in 2015?
During a week of attempting to cloak every aspect of daily life, our correspondent found that in an information age, leaving no trace is nearly impossible
Bill Andrews has spent two decades unlocking the molecular mechanisms of aging. His mission: to extend the human life span to 150 years--or die trying
On the Labrador Sea, the scientific crew of the research vessel Knorr hunts for underwater storms, sinks a two-mile mooring--and gathers clues to the planet's fate
A little wearable parent to keep you upright
Sunday's big game will be more secure, thanks to new security fixes
If the biggest 350,000 web sites on the internet were real places, this is what the map would look like
The first fitness tracker that could actually help you get in shape, thanks to a goals system that works with your life and sensors that actually track your fitness.
One full week of keeping track of absolutely everything, to see if gamification can net you a win in the game of life
Rossi--a lone Italian inventor with no real credentials and a history as a convicted scam artist--has convinced a small army of researchers that his box can harness a new type of nuclear reaction. What if they're right?
Yes, orgasms can happen to rape victims.
Scientific organizations worry that a movement to grant more rights to pets could spill over to mice and lab rats.
They're blazing new linguistic territory.
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