It could expand our options for wave-energy harvesters.
The elephant, Duchess, goes under the knife, with doctors using custom tools for the rare surgery.
A sensor-packed CPR assistant delivers effective resuscitation every time
Peer review is a critical part of science, so why are women being excluded?
Sure, a golden eagle can theoretically snag a baby. But the Haast's eagle hunted 12-foot-tall monster birds.
Holy reticulated snake spine! A fossil reveals a 2,500 pound prehistoric python (along with some surprising facts about global temperature)
The smallest of 3,100 known species, this snake is as thin as a spaghetti noodle
Sadly, Adam and Eve probably didn't date each other.
The new fossil is intriguing, but paleontologists have better ways of judging a dinosaur's smarts
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?
The meek inherited the Earth instead
Plus, the out-of-Asia theory for big cats and Ice Age animals
A golden age of Earth observation.
Could the secret to breakthrough science be as simple as having fun?
Not every student falls asleep at the thought of doing another lab. For a fortunate few, homework means setting off bombs, making lightning, crashing cars, and unleashing 100mph winds. Come meet the luckiest students in the country inside (with video)
The theoretical energy ceiling for lasers is approaching
If you don't need to be in a solar system to have liquid water, then why not take your planet for a spin around the galaxy?
Our universe might actually be the result of the collapse of a four-dimensional star.
The new round of experiments aim to find out what matter looked like at the dawn of time