A state-by-state breakdown of policies that could change your community.
The justified attack on Green Coffee Extract
But don't worry, the penguins won't float away
Cuts to the government agency's budget would impact a lot of science.
New designs make suffering through freezing desolation in the name of research actually look okay.
Scientific organizations worry that a movement to grant more rights to pets could spill over to mice and lab rats.
Batdrones, swarming UAVs, and better radar are in our future
Did you resolve to get thin this year? Here are six absurd weight-loss programs of yore, plus one incredibly mean weight-gain ad from 1939.
A team of U.S. researchers are investigating the possibilities.
In a new experiment, scientists healed hair cells in mouse ear tissue
The bears can put on a lot of weight, and take it off, with relative ease.
Six percent of YouTube comments on TED talks are straight-up insults.
PopSci talks with the new reproductive technology watchdog.
What do the candidates' records say about their positions on genetic technology?
In our penultimate column, we explore whether one candidate has a record better indicating support for scientific research
How will the next American president keep the country at the center of the high-tech universe?
New rules allow for creation of new stem cell lines, and the use of older lines
Armed with better batteries and stronger materials, new submersibles aim to go deeper than ever before and open up the whole of the unexplored ocean to human eyes
The move comes after an injunction barring federal funding for stem cell research
Fires force lab to close, but officials say hazardous materials are secured
Careers: Defense researcher, engineer
Is some research so dangerous it shouldn't be done at all?
Where students study the phenomenon, and get to play Zeus
Fun for students, but tough luck for the crash-test dummy
Home base for some of tomorrow's great rocket scientists
Obama also called on the private sector to develop new gun-safety technology.
A report from the National Institutes of Health council recommends that the agency put out to pasture all but 50 of the chimpanzees it uses in research.
A new study says that smartphones are feasible for use in psychological testing.
Which will better protect people and property?
It's impressive researchers have managed to conduct even that many studies.
A piece in a prominent medical journal accuses the energy drink industry of using its financial power to sway research on the harms of using Red Bull as a mixer.
All DARPA's Paul Cohen needs to do is get past the problem of people
Applications are due in two weeks. Results are due in two months.
Sarah Brown-Schmidt and Sid Horton published results damaging their earlier work. And their peers are praising them for it.
Edited embryos should not be used for pregnancy, they caution
The annual BMJ Christmas Issue highlights offbeat research
A smaller amount of Zika virus funding means research into this disease must be prioritized. What should be the target?
The frog that laid the golden egg.
The perils of working on a fragile ice shelf.
Ten minutes, no rules, winner takes all
Emerging medicine: Scientists design gold "nanoshells" that seek and destroy tumors.
Two of the three judges are also scientists
The prize, awarded jointly to three scientists, celebrates the discovery of the immune system's front-line responders--though one winner succumbed to cancer three days before
Studies of "rampage violence" have only been around for about a decade, but researchers are still working hard to understand and prevent it. Here's the current state of the field.
Isolation from wolves seems to be the crucial step to the evolution of the modern domesticated dog.
Patenting viruses doesn't restrict research--it gives an incentive to do more research.
It's based on the suffering of 4,637 Norwegian men and women aged 20 to 90.
A new study examines the effects of standard lab temperatures on mice used in cancer studies.
Outside researchers haven't been able to reproduce the papers' results.
Pleasure cruises can be valuable scientific expeditions.
A sweet solution to help understand how cells repair and change
But these eyedrops are a long way off
A documentary captures daily life at the bottom of the world
In 2000, the ozone hole was at its largest. Read on for more facts about the ozone hole.
But the ice is thin.
Both the Atlantic and Pacific areas saw a record number and intensity of storms.
Selective research and skewed results
Imagine Science Films interviews Mayana Zatz, Director of the Human Genome Research Center in Brazil, about her research in treating genetic disorders.
Congress will scramble to address the isotope paucity this week
Because no one goes to college to learn.
Just add in a speaker and a uh, condom, and you're good to do some science
Megapixels: It was rediscovered by a drone.
How regular people can contribute to scientific research
Scientists say amphibian death could be the start of the first mass extinction since the dinosaurs
For oenophiles and chocoholics, it was a very good year. For clean air: not so much.
Some rare good environmental news.
Sightless, flightless, and 10 feet tall.
Guess the species (either common or Linnaean) by tweeting at us--we're @PopSci--and get your name listed right here! Plus eternal glory, obviously. Update: We have a winner!
Even after the species went extinct, people still reported "seeing" them in the wild.
So much easier than counting on the ground
Now here is some change you can bee-lieve in.
Rating may help drive efforts to save some of Earth's most critically endangered (and weirdest) birds.
Researchers look to ancient melts to predict which species might survive in the present
The now-extinct giant beaver once lived from Florida to Alaska.
But it's a loss others might not understand.
Behind the psychology and biology of regret.
It's physical, but it's psychological, too.
Selfies could be subtly reshaping your memory.