From auction houses to eBay, this is how people buy up Nobel Prizes and space rocks.
It's never too early to start planning your Fossil Fools Day party!
In the newest installment of "As Seen On TV," we look at modern medicine's greatest achievement. No, not the cure for smallpox, the cure for baldness
Turning your idols into handbags.
A new study reveals the psychology behind the phenomena
Taylor Wilson always dreamed of creating a star. Now he's become one
Three PopSci editors share the freakiest facts they could find.
Physicists are praying that their 4-mile-long machine will detect a tiny bit of matter so elusive that some consider it practically divine.
Jayson Lusk's new book makes the case for robot chefs and pink slime
The key is a crispy exterior and a soft interior.
A refresher in genetic mutations, breast cancer risk and the perils of overawareness
Is there such a thing as excessively popular science?
They're better than fireworks--and last longer, too.
Public opinion is divided on how to manage the gray wolf. So what is a government agency to do?
A response from Michael Halpern, Program Manager of the Union of Concerned Scientists' Center for Science and Democracy
How a mild-mannered children's celebrity plans to save science in America—or go down swinging.
Sure, the Oscars made for juicy Sunday-night entertainmentâ€”but where, amid the glittering gowns and flash bulbs, were the geeks? Here's our rundown of the honors the Academy forgot to hand out...
Web widgets aplenty are shown at the emerging technology debutante ball
Early appearances by Albert Einstein, Nikola Tesla, Ernest Rutherford, and other notable 20th-century scientists
The castrated 'Strong-Willed Pig' could not otherwise reproduce
They're windows into the heart of the Earth.
Now what do I do with all these leeches?
A state-by-state breakdown of policies that could change your community.