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They're blazing new linguistic territory.
Take a look in a book.
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The body electrician
A peek behind the scenes at the Museum of Food and Drink's new Flavor exhibition
Randal Koene is recruiting top neuroscientists to help him make humans live forever
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At the dawn of Prohibition, the future of happy hour looked bleak, but PopSci's archives reveal that within every speakeasy resides a science lab, and within every bootlegger, an unlikely inventor or chemist
The creator of the Segway is one of the most successful and admired inventors in the world. He leads a team of 300 scientists and engineers devoted to making things that better mankind. But he's not done
An interview with Peter J. Bentley, PhD, author of The Science of Why S*hit Happens
PopSci tackles life's whys, hows and who-dunnits in this Q&A-style; feature
Three myths your teachers told you about how your brain learns, debunked
Turn it up! Scientists have discovered that some species of birds can dance
Mistakes help rhythm to emerge from randomness
Sometimes our biggest fear is not knowing what to fear most. Fortunately, the weird science of risk analysis can teach us to judge better and fear smarter
The brain interface learns—and remembers—how to read thoughts.
Some monkey business in a Duke University lab suggests we'll soon be able to move artificial limbs, control robotic soldiers, and communicate across thousands of miles--using nothing but our thoughts.
Toddlers learn by testing hypotheses and analyzing evidence, just like scientists are trained to do.
Dogs are the best bomb detectors we have. Can scientists do better?
Presenting the winners of the 2016 Vizzies