Our editors scrounged up some truly bizarre facts.
Science of the Union.
New tech could bring closure for the families of 500,000 missing people
A state-by-state breakdown of policies that could change your community.
Microsoft unveils Sun Microsystems' vision for 2004
I study the motion of the ocean through rocks.
Whatâ€™s the most accurate way to forecast the future? Simple: make predictions profitableâ€”just like on the PopSci Predictions Exchange
The next generation of artificial limbs-fused directly to human bone and commanded by the brain-promises effortless, natural motion. It can't come soon enough for the newest group of prosthetics wearers: U.S. soldiers
Converting millions of pressed plants into a vital digital archive
FDA wants to make this official and recently asked to know more
To commemorate World Food Day, we look back on science's role in alleviating the hunger crisis. Whale breeding, desert sugar factories, and oyster soup capsules, yum
In a wide-ranging interview with PopularScience.com, Aldrin talks about a mission to Mars, 34 years of sobriety and the future of American leadership in space.
Already, smart unmanned subs are set to replace dolphins as undersea mine sniffers. Next tech: mine detonation, remote sleuthing and robotic combat.
From the Popular Science archives, the hurricane house, the seismograph camera, the forest-fire-fighting dirigible, and more.
Solving the mysteries of the universe
Researchers also finally figured out why Georgia O'Keeffe's paintings have so many of these pimples.
For over two centuries we have struggled to understand the scope of Afghanistan's mineral wealth. Now geologists, if they can determine what lies beneath the nation's ground, might also help bring stability to the surface
More scientists need to recycle this noble gas.
Consumer videogame technology inspires the U.S. Army's new recruit-friendly training tool. Then it bounces back to the consumer market and to an Xbox near you.
Space-launched darts that strike like meteors
Full body, nearly real-time imaging is here.
If you cheat on your spouse, you can't yet plead biochemistry in divorce court. But rodent-brain research sheds light on why some lovers stay, some stray.
Do either candidate's record support their stance on stem cell research?