Turns out, I'm hip to a new trend.
Research on pig carcasses and a new body farm in Florida might offer some clues
Paleontologists have long argued over the question
The first color photo of Pluto, a warm-blooded fish, and much more
Testing a hypothesis about fistfights with cadaver arms
Thinking about a science degree? Consider a lab where research meets white-knuckled adventure
Welcome to the age of bioprinting, where the machines we've built are building bits and pieces of us.
In the new film The Wolverine, everyone's favorite genetic anomaly loses his ability to self-regenerate. Here are some of the things he should fear the most.
It's a fact of the archaeological record: Modern humans survived and Neanderthals did not. Why? And what does it teach us about our own survival?
How we covered the Scopes Monkey Trial, the discovery of Java Man, the Piltdown Man hoax, and milestones in the history of evolutionary theory
PopSci learns, over the decades, that cocaine anesthesia, radioactive drinking water, and cryogenic cancer treatments are actually not good for your health
Be grateful, dear reader, that someone else does the hard, dangerous and downright grody work involved in truly audacious science
Work-around surgeries for missing limbs, quick fixes to mend Nazi bones and tricks for lengthening uneven limbs; when it comes to special ops, the Doctor is in
Stem cells, Parkinson's pills, and viruses that improve your DNA: The next generation of performance enhancers won't show up on a urine test
A former spy's excruciating death by radiation poisoning marks the beginning of an era of high-tech hit men who can kill from anywhere
The next generation of artificial limbs-fused directly to human bone and commanded by the brain-promises effortless, natural motion. It can't come soon enough for the newest group of prosthetics wearers: U.S. soldiers
Forensic scientists in Switzerland are pioneering a whole new way to do autopsies. No scalpel required.
What's to protect you from a deadly side impact? This guy.
We patrolled the halls of academe. We eavesdropped on the research grapevine. We asked scientists: Whose work is just plain brilliant?