The Paleoamerican migration plot thickens.
To better understand how life might have started on Earth
Katrina Wolfe, a 24-year-old video game designer, wants to live and die on Mars.
An illustrated explanation of why the world's most obnoxious virus at least doesn't stick around all year.
The same techniques used by vets to speed horse rehab might work for humans, too
Just in time for summer: water that stays fluid at -183°C
How ice cream can make us freeze
In the escalating arms race between battery power and consumption, The Cells are losing to The Gadgetsâ€”Big time. Question is, can the chemists catch up to the engineers?
PopSci talks with the new reproductive technology watchdog.
Why do seemingly ordinary people become stalkers?
Are mysterious skin cells that never stop dividing a form of cancer, or the best hope yet for treating burn victims?
Last July, 9-year-old Alex Everett received his first shot of synthetic human growth hormone--an injection he will get every night for eight years. Alex is not sick--he is short. Should we be treating stature as a medical condition?
Someone who was born blind experiences sounds, smells, and sensations while dreaming, but are their dreams visual?
In 1818, a French engineer invented a device that enabled workers to tunnel under rivers without having mud and water ruin their efforts.
His device lets him look inside the brain to see where memories reside.
Genetics: The moistness of your earwax is controlled by a single geneâ€”and that may be more important than you think.