Our editors scrounged up some truly bizarre facts.
A new science book peers at the exciting secret lives of ingredients
A new book looks at the science of what we like
Evidence suggests sugar substitutes aggravate diabetes and obesity.
How Clostridium, a nasty pathogen, makes an infectiously delicious confection
Visions of a sweet future
5 reasons to enjoy your ham and cheese sandwich
Your brain makes you unconsciously like caloric foods even if they're not delicious, study finds.
And plenty more dated exercise tips from the PopSci archive
600 calories per day
Low-carb dieters lose brain function as well as poundage
A mobile bioreactor turns trash into electricity for U.S. troops
PopSci tackles life's whys, hows and who-dunnits in this Q&A-style; feature
The banana as we know it is on a crash course toward extinction. For scientists, the battle to resuscitate the world's favorite fruit has begun--a race against time that just may be too late to win
Running is in our DNA, but training for a marathon is a careful mix of muscle, mental, and technological strength.
UCLA scientist give mice an E. coli gene that burns fat over carbs, preventing obesity
Take that, Atkins diet
And is it dangerous?
I consumed nothing but Soylent, a food-replacing beverage, for a week. Here's what happened to me (and my poop).
A new study examines the weird ways cocaine changes people's metabolisms.
Microbes that eat and breathe electricity have forced scientists to reimagine how life works—on this planet and others
Good ol' meat and potatoes. Without the potatoes.