Fascinating fecal science.
Our editors scrounged up some truly bizarre facts.
To reach the bottom of all five oceans, this Texas businessman commissioned “the most significant vehicle since Apollo 11.”
Take a look in a book.
But the long-term effects of prolonged cellphone use require further study—and will spark fresh controversy
Google's education wing has devised school lesson plans based on the movie.
Thinking about a science degree? Consider a lab where research meets white-knuckled adventure
FDA wants to make this official and recently asked to know more
Microbes that eat and breathe electricity have forced scientists to reimagine how life works—on this planet and others
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
Into the woods we go!
And if we combined the two, what extraordinary intelligence would they be capable of?
Time to play "name that cortex."
The virus collects in deep pockets in the intestine, and spreads from cell to cell in part by touch.
The adolescent brain is setting the stage for adulthood
Could robots take over the world? That's the premise of this summer's I, Robot. And AI researchers aren't scoffing.
Will too many hot chili peppers kill you? Is the moon on the verge of erupting? PopSci tackles life's whys, hows and who-dunnits in this Q&A-style; feature
Last October, Iceland's economy tanked. Its bailout? A two-mile geothermal well drilled into a volcano that could generate an endless supply of clean energy. Or, as Icelanders will calmly explain, it could all blow up in their faces
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
Three myths your teachers told you about how your brain learns, debunked