PopSci tackles life's whys, hows and who-dunnits in this Q&A-style; feature
They used to keep you alive, but now they just give you a sweet tooth.
A peek behind the scenes at the Museum of Food and Drink's new Flavor exhibition
It certainly looks that way if you hang around beer people.
Society has been fighting the plague of addictions without knowing how drugs, cigarettes, and alcohol hot-wire the brain's pleasure response. Now researchers may be closing in on a magic bullet.
The finalists will go on to Intel's International Science and Engineering Fair in Reno
Linda B. Buck, co-winner of the 2004 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine, retracts a 2001 Nature paper, citing irreproducible results.
Dogs are the best bomb detectors we have. Can scientists do better?
The nose knows
A Muppet lookalike is an added bonus
Researchers are still at odds over what mechanisms really lend us our olfactory sense.
Researchers are teasing out the ways we perceive flavor, from our tongue to our nose to the genes that dictate how we taste food. In the process, they're uncovering exactly which flavors will transform a dish into an offer you can't refuse
Most of us lost our electrosensory abilities along the way
Turrell, whose solo exhibit at the Guggenheim closes Wednesday, doesn't just play with the way our eyes work; he exploits how our mind processes images to reveal that at a fundamental level, everything we see is an illusion.
The Carolina Reaper gets everyone in the end.
Now scientists can create drugs to fit inside its structure precisely.
A bacterium in Cystic Fibrosis patients appears to cheat on its counterparts
Doctors seek inspiration from unexpected sources to work toward solving some of medicine's toughest challenges
A new understanding of brain chemistry could usher in an age of biologically enhanced humans
To Baldomero Olivera, venom is nature's drug industry.