Biological threats provide fertile plot material for books, movies and videogames
The study confirms "the existence of an offensive biological warfare research programme in Nazi Germany."
An inventive alternative to antibiotics
A post-9/11, post-anthrax funding boom has made the nation's "hot zones" the hottest research areas around. Is this a good thing?
GE to develop "Biotic Man" to enable faster development of drugs
Ricin is one of the most poisonous substances on Earth and it's scarily easy to make.
9/11 fanned fears of more terror attacks by air. But our 95,000 miles of coast may be much more permeable. Here's the new defense strategy.
More than 50 of the most dangerous, disgusting, humiliating and just plain bad professions
Our editors scrounged up some truly bizarre facts.
Well, at least (ant) war is good for something.
Toxin sniffers, missile jammers, dirty-bomb detectors: Will a new security arsenal make us safer?
As the U.S. campaigns against terrorism, new technologies will move to the front lines.
Around the world, scientists are risking their lives to retrieve seeds destined for a massive vault near the North Pole. Their work just might save mankind
Excerpt: Mind Fixers
FDA wants to make this official and recently asked to know more
Can do work too dangerous for humans
And it's detectable with standard MRI equipment
Microsoft unveils Sun Microsystems' vision for 2004
100 years ago, Popular Science marked the start of WWI with a collection of anti-war essays.