It's asteroid versus volcano.
Our favorite science images of the week
Testing a hypothesis about fistfights with cadaver arms
Bill Nye The Science Guy speculates on the future of mankind
In the new film The Wolverine, everyone's favorite genetic anomaly loses his ability to self-regenerate. Here are some of the things he should fear the most.
Sci-fi movies should bend the rules to impress audiences, but they can't play people for complete fools. Review the most science-distorting movies of 2012 in this gallery.
A lot of meteorological terms will be thrown around for the next few days. We're here to define them so you can understand what's going on. Welcome to the Dictionary of Hurricane Sandy.
How science is transforming the sport of MMA fighting
"Gravity has always been a major part of my life."
That's really fast
Forget algebra homework: try building spaceships, operating a nuclear reactor or listening in to distant galaxies
These ten awe-inspiring science projects range from the world's largest undersea observatory to the "ultimate microscope" to a Jupiter orbiter on a suicide mission--but they're all massive, often in both size and scope
Telepathy, ouija boards, hypnosis, mythical monsters, and more subjects that probably shouldn't be classified as legitimate science
Forget lab coats and beakers: in this gallery of breathtaking images, we celebrate the visually pleasing side of scientific enquiry
Will too many hot chili peppers kill you? Is the moon on the verge of erupting? PopSci tackles life's whys, hows and who-dunnits in this Q&A-style; feature
We asked a writer to notice and decode the science claims he heard on a typical day. they averaged one every 10 minutes. And they werenâ€™t very scientific.
We asked a writer to notice and decode the science claims he heard on a typical day. They averaged one every 10 minutes. And they weren't very scientific.
From fart sniffer to postdoc, the most torturous ways to make a living in science.
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.
Books: Neither nature nor nurture, argues controversial author Paul Ehrlich.
It's in the drool, fool
Feel funny but don't know why?
Competition with the Large Hadron Collider heats up
How a mild-mannered children's celebrity plans to save science in America—or go down swinging.
Studies heralding the health benefits of our most sinful indulgences are a dime a dozen. But are they ever for real?
The genders are more alike than they are different, with one notable exception.
Flacco has a killer arm. What makes him--and other pro quarterbacks--so special?
When you stop and look, you may be surprised to find yourself surrounded by all kinds of explosives--some that detonate easier than dynamite
Teens have more trouble controlling their impulses in emotionally charged situations.
From a mathematical viewpoint, basketball is a game of trajectories.
Take that, ye olde 1950s chemistry sets.
Needles that don't hurt.
People who live in glass houses shouldn't throw stones. But the tactic works for female capuchin monkeys who want a male's attention.
Humanity has toppled scores of world records over the past few decades, but how much more progress can we make?
On Saturday, November 4, Popular Science and GMA Weekend journeyed to the year 2031 during a special broadcast of Good Morning America
Bike designers Tony Ellsworth and Donald Miller resurrected a 500-year-old idea to change the way people pedal
Will Apple release an upgraded "iPhone without the phone" iPod with a wide-aspect-ratio touchscreen by September 30, 2007?
A "offers web-like support"
The bad things that would happen if we launched nuclear waste into the sun.
Supercomputing power on a single chip
A recent study found that genetics dictated the fighting styles of male and female fruit flies. Podcaster Jonathan Coulton is on the case for more
A new report on marine health could make you queasy.
In the cockpit of the F-35 Lightning II, a space-age helmet gives pilots x-ray visionâ€”even at night
The results are in! Readers voted for their favorite 2002 Best of What's New award winners. Drum roll, please ...
The latest science on how your cells make you who you are
Google Earth launches Prado Museum layer with high-resolution images of classic masterpieces
Your complete guide to today's near-earth asteroid flyby
The chat starts at noon EST. [UPDATE: The chat is now closed. Thanks for your questions, everyone!]
An art museum dedicated to the reproductive organs of fruit flies, spiders, snails and more
NASA's new solar explorer will launch tonight. Coverage begins at 9 p.m.
We've chosen our 2013 Science Fair Winners!
All human eyes are glued to "seven minutes of terror" live from Mars
Some things require just a little more power these days.
The event runs through October 9 in Austin, Tex.
Welcome to our annual list of inventions changing the world.
Rockets that foil comets, face transplants, artificial wombs, and more
Let the epic grill battle begin
Knitting isn't just for passing time.
This is what they call "the sweet science," right?
He creates low-cost alternatives to high-tech research equipment.
E-voting may already be a thing of the past, but here's what led up to it
While the medical marijuana debate rages on, drug companies race to leverage the power of pot
One man eats the world's hottest pepper. The rest of the world watches, and winces
A desktop instrument can analyze genetic variations in blood samples within hours
There's an ever-so-slight chance the asteroid could impact Earth in 2036.
An explosive past
This student team is running its own private competition: It's entering two vehicles, each programmed to act quite differently
The military's integrated system finally catches up to--and in some cases surpasses--civilian all-weather apparel and equipment.
Despite measures taken to prevent a bird strike, little can prevent an engine from being felled by a flock
His manipulation of atoms chilled to near-absolute zero could help create high-temperature superconductors
Space rocks are typically tiny and dark. Even if we could spot them, it wouldn't be until they were already upon us, and by then it's too late.
A piece in a prominent medical journal accuses the energy drink industry of using its financial power to sway research on the harms of using Red Bull as a mixer.
The meteorite impact was a big factor too
It's surprisingly difficult to replace those fish bladders in the beermaking process
Healthy foods are the ones we're most likely to trash