A researcher explains how to control your subconscious.
Jayson Lusk's new book makes the case for robot chefs and pink slime
But don't try this at home.
A white noise machine is the simplest solution to blocking out noise.
This week's Newsweek proclaims that "Heaven Is Real"--a neurologist concludes it after a near-death experience. But how much do we know about those experiences?
Science reveals what happens when your sleeping, dreaming and waking worlds collide
It's not the magic of Christmas that turns their eyes from gold to blue.
Popular Science spoke with Rick DeLano, whose movie The Principle shows the world's most famous cosmologists promoting the idea that the Earth is the center of the universe.
A new book looks at the science of what we like
A new science book peers at the exciting secret lives of ingredients
It's from a ray of sunshine peeking through a lunar valley.
Tips for more restful slumber, decoding how we dream and just a dash of pseudoscience
Reporting from the Gulf, an offshore oil rig worker finds mundanity, a complacent obsession with safety, and the doom beneath it all
Telepathy, ouija boards, hypnosis, mythical monsters, and more subjects that probably shouldn't be classified as legitimate science
A new study suggests that there are distinct differences in brain function between people who remember their dreams and those who don't.
Dreamland might not require so much imagination after all.
Excerpt: Mendeleyev's Dream
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