U.S. forces in Iraq are waging a pivotal campaign in modern warfare-combat on the first "networked" battlefield. One problem: the enemy has a few networks of its own
We patrolled the halls of academe. We eavesdropped on the research grapevine. We asked scientists: Whose work is just plain brilliant?
Arsenic levels vary widely, but they are dangerously high in much of the country.
Opposite-sex partners: can't live with 'em, can't evolve without 'em
Batdrones, swarming UAVs, and better radar are in our future
Taylor Wilson always dreamed of creating a star. Now he's become one
In a highlight of last week's conference, Gates calls for zero emissions and agrees with Obama: We need nukes
The interesting biology of breathing in diesel exhaust
The concept for Pap smears has been around for almost 100 years. Now a new test could replace it as a first-line screen for cervical cancer, but not everyone agrees that's a good idea.
Interviews with doctors suggest the Lone Star tick, and the allergy to sugars in red meat that it can cause, is on the rise.
Technology may be ushering in a golden age of stalking, in which predators use GPS, cellphones and other devices to track and terrorize.
Drug lords, millionaire wannabes and the North Korean government have perfected methods for knocking off our most valuable greenback. Now the scientists in charge of making the real dough are fighting back with an unfakeable (for now) $100 bill
In two years, a high-tech network of blimps, drones, sensors and radar will patrol the nation s borders. Take a remote tour
Keeping up with the droneses
So when is Portlandia going to do a skit about this?
In the July 1969 issue of Popular Science, a famous rocket scientist narrated the first moon landing.
Recommendations from the Popular Science staff.
And PopSci was there to watch
Uh, beats a ladder?
An open letter from PopSci to President Obama about science and the future
It can be 3D printed in just one step
Misadventure though it was, the agency's Operation Acoustic Kitty was a visionary idea 50 years ahead of its time.