Cuts to the government agency's budget would impact a lot of science.
A state-by-state breakdown of policies that could change your community.
While some developing nations have embraced e-voting machines, more developed European and Pacific Rim countries have been much slower on the uptake.
Three new e-noses use three different methods to sniff out everything from freon to fatty acids
Looking for a source of rare earths? Try your stash of old cellphones
Researchers develop nanotubes that can help circuits repair critical breaks
The Odoreader goes where no human nose wants to.
The EU makes its first ruling on the newly popular gadgets.
'We're all sort of stumbling around in a fog,' one of the study authors says.
But don't use this as an excuse when you mess up at your piano recital.
The perils of working on a fragile ice shelf.
Batdrones, swarming UAVs, and better radar are in our future
Is some research so dangerous it shouldn't be done at all?
A smaller amount of Zika virus funding means research into this disease must be prioritized. What should be the target?
The frog that laid the golden egg.
Scientific organizations worry that a movement to grant more rights to pets could spill over to mice and lab rats.
Ten minutes, no rules, winner takes all
Two of the three judges are also scientists
The prize, awarded jointly to three scientists, celebrates the discovery of the immune system's front-line responders--though one winner succumbed to cancer three days before
But these eyedrops are a long way off
University of Texas at Austin researchers have designed an oral strip that relieves burns from hot foods and liquids.
One might change the way we treat cancer for good.
You wouldn't want to bring out sherry or dried fruit tones in your giant box of chardonnay, would you?
So much is less important, obviously. But these things especially.
The European wildcat has a favorite place to pee, just like George Costanza.
From arsenic to Prozac to the passage of the Pure Food and Drug Act.
And what they can tell us about the mysterious southern continent.
PopSci talks with the new reproductive technology watchdog.
In our penultimate column, we explore whether one candidate has a record better indicating support for scientific research
How will the next American president keep the country at the center of the high-tech universe?
New rules allow for creation of new stem cell lines, and the use of older lines
The move comes after an injunction barring federal funding for stem cell research
Fun for students, but tough luck for the crash-test dummy
New designs make suffering through freezing desolation in the name of research actually look okay.
It's impressive researchers have managed to conduct even that many studies.
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.
All DARPA's Paul Cohen needs to do is get past the problem of people
Edited embryos should not be used for pregnancy, they caution
Emerging medicine: Scientists design gold "nanoshells" that seek and destroy tumors.
What do the candidates' records say about their positions on genetic technology?
Armed with better batteries and stronger materials, new submersibles aim to go deeper than ever before and open up the whole of the unexplored ocean to human eyes
Fires force lab to close, but officials say hazardous materials are secured
Careers: Defense researcher, engineer
Where students study the phenomenon, and get to play Zeus
Home base for some of tomorrow's great rocket scientists
Studies of "rampage violence" have only been around for about a decade, but researchers are still working hard to understand and prevent it. Here's the current state of the field.
Obama also called on the private sector to develop new gun-safety technology.
A report from the National Institutes of Health council recommends that the agency put out to pasture all but 50 of the chimpanzees it uses in research.
A new study says that smartphones are feasible for use in psychological testing.
Isolation from wolves seems to be the crucial step to the evolution of the modern domesticated dog.
Which will better protect people and property?
Patenting viruses doesn't restrict research--it gives an incentive to do more research.
It's based on the suffering of 4,637 Norwegian men and women aged 20 to 90.
A new study examines the effects of standard lab temperatures on mice used in cancer studies.
Outside researchers haven't been able to reproduce the papers' results.
Applications are due in two weeks. Results are due in two months.
Pleasure cruises can be valuable scientific expeditions.
Sarah Brown-Schmidt and Sid Horton published results damaging their earlier work. And their peers are praising them for it.
The justified attack on Green Coffee Extract
A sweet solution to help understand how cells repair and change
The annual BMJ Christmas Issue highlights offbeat research
A documentary captures daily life at the bottom of the world
A post-9/11, post-anthrax funding boom has made the nation's "hot zones" the hottest research areas around. Is this a good thing?
Eat your heart out, Harry Potter
Because no one goes to college to learn.
Digital pills that monitor you from within
Both the Atlantic and Pacific areas saw a record number and intensity of storms.
Ancient Egyptian cheese helps us understand when and how dairy came into our lives.
The color of tableware influences the way we perceive our food.
Yevgeny Salinder found an extraordinarily well-preserved fossil in northern Russia (complete with its 1.5-meter-long penis intact!).
Maybe we can all just agree on this one?
Selective research and skewed results
Imagine Science Films interviews Mayana Zatz, Director of the Human Genome Research Center in Brazil, about her research in treating genetic disorders.
Congress will scramble to address the isotope paucity this week