Ever wondered the likelihood of dying in a natural disaster like an earthquake or hurricane? A new mapping tool shows just that
Reconstructing the past with primordial goo
Researchers created a series of interactive maps that allow users to see AIDS data down to the county level--and see how that compares to race, health, and wealth.
The Ocean Discovery XPrize competition announces its semifinalists
I, for one, welcome our new unicellular overlords.
Popular Science is inside the U.N., where 150 heads of state are talking global warming. Will they put momentum behind an international treaty in 2015?
Science of the Union.
Earthquake mapping reveals humans can actually cause earthquakes.
This is the first time doctors have used DNA sequencing for emergency diagnosis and treatment.
Get it together, Nevada.
The researchers say it could be caused by a type of fungal toxin.
Helping the Earth combat solar storms
A state-by-state breakdown of policies that could change your community.
Topics included the opioid crisis, nuclear weapons, and "beautiful clean coal."
Popular Science joined hundreds of other magazines to show patriotism and national unity during World War II.
Eastern Equine Encephalitis Virus is rare in America but a dynamic between birds and mosquitoes may make it more common.
A primer to the next population-threatening pandemic
The highest-prescribing states give out almost three times as many opioid scripts as the lowest-prescribing ones.
New research shows where deadly pathogens are cropping up the fastest. Unfortunately, the hottest hot zones often have the least funding to monitor for emerging diseases
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