The first color photo of Pluto, a warm-blooded fish, and much more
We've rounded up 2014's most mind-blowing images for your viewing pleasure
Popular Science is inside the U.N., where 150 heads of state are talking global warming. Will they put momentum behind an international treaty in 2015?
Forget algebra homework: try building spaceships, operating a nuclear reactor or listening in to distant galaxies
Around the world, scientists are risking their lives to retrieve seeds destined for a massive vault near the North Pole. Their work just might save mankind
The banana as we know it is on a crash course toward extinction. For scientists, the battle to resuscitate the world's favorite fruit has begun--a race against time that just may be too late to win
The perils of taxonomy in the age of genetics
The flu can be deadly to populations that have never encountered influenza viruses.
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
Biological threats provide fertile plot material for books, movies and videogames
Animals (including humans) are constantly adapting to their environments. Here are ten reminders that this incredible process is constant—not limited to the distant past
Rating may help drive efforts to save some of Earth's most critically endangered (and weirdest) birds.
More than 50 of the most dangerous, disgusting, humiliating and just plain bad professions
Scientists calculate a trophic level for humans.
Plus Stan Lee with Grumpy Cat
Happy Colobus Day, an infinitely superior replacement for Columbus Day!
With so many problems with our oceans--and solutions to them--it can be tricky to know where to start. So we asked the experts