One of the biggest mysteries of physics could end with what scientists find 4,850 feet below the Black Hills of South Dakota
Our history is complicated. Our pre-history, even more so.
New data seems to suggest that one did.
At about 76 percent accuracy, a new prediction model is the best yet. "Your chances of success are at 8 percent. Commence panic."
Geologists are analyzing ancient clues to tell our origin story.
Q&A;: Robert Ballard
Stories from the coolest day jobs in the world.
An antenna that blows up like a balloon brings satellite communications anywhere, anytime
The holiday staple/bane of gift wrappers' existence is now a water-collecting gripper.
Forensic scientists in Switzerland are pioneering a whole new way to do autopsies. No scalpel required.
Or rather, a lack thereof.
Robotic skins could have a place in space (and on stuffed animals).
Scientists have yet to agree on the scope of the disaster
And another one helps you see just how far it is to Mars.
A bizarre scene from the Popular Science archives
New study suggests that workers developing some common forms of nanotechnology may be exposed to health risks
What takes place inside a fuel cell is electrolysis in reverse
François Englert and Peter Higgs just received the Nobel Prize in Physics for laying the groundwork for the discovery of the Higgs boson. But can someone please explain what a Higgs is? Like, really simply.