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More than 50 of the most dangerous, disgusting, humiliating and just plain bad professions
From fart sniffer to postdoc, the most torturous ways to make a living in science.
Nearly half of this year's MacArthur "genius grant" recipients are advancing science and technology
We visit operating rooms, observatories, and islands full of slightly-less-than-rational monkeys to find the young geniuses who are shaping the future of science
Elizabeth Kolbert, author of The Sixth Extinction, talks with Popular Science's reporter about the prehistory and the present of mass species die-offs
To green or not to green?
Plus Stan Lee with Grumpy Cat
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How robot-run factories will save the rainforest
An invisible world of microbes
Forget algebra homework: try building spaceships, operating a nuclear reactor or listening in to distant galaxies
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Happy Colobus Day, an infinitely superior replacement for Columbus Day!
Discoveries and disappearances in the world of science
Weird tenrecs caught on camera for the first time