For better or worse, the $4 billion purchase of Lucasfilm gets Disney the rights to Star Wars.
As the U.S. campaigns against terrorism, new technologies will move to the front lines.
It's not a cure, but researchers hope inserting a few genes into T cell receptors can keep HIV cells at bay.
Literate recruits took the written Alpha test, while illiterate applicants took a visual Beta.
New tech could bring closure for the families of 500,000 missing people
Microsoft unveils Sun Microsystems' vision for 2004
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Economists find loyalty and sacrifice prevailed among Union soldiers with similar backgrounds
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Researchers track immune cells during influenza infection
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Ten of the brightest minds in science fiction imagine how we will live—on Earth and beyond—in the decades and centuries to come.
100 years ago, Popular Science marked the start of WWI with a collection of anti-war essays.
Our contributing troubadour, Jonathan Coulton, talks to the movers and shakers of sci-tech. From the moon.
Already, smart unmanned subs are set to replace dolphins as undersea mine sniffers. Next tech: mine detonation, remote sleuthing and robotic combat.
Surge of male babies in wartime is due to a male gene, says evolution researcher
U.S. forces in Iraq are waging a pivotal campaign in modern warfare-combat on the first "networked" battlefield. One problem: the enemy has a few networks of its own
R.I.P. Futurama, we'll miss ya
A study from the Ohio State University looks into the physics of bouncing on trampolines.
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Tyson's book "Space Chronicles: Facing the Ultimate Frontier" is out today
Keeping people locked up ain't cheap.
Within 10 years, infantry soldiers will go into battle with autonomous robots close behind them. One day, they'll be fighting side-by-side