But the findings are not without their fair share of critics.
The winners of the Nikon Small World microvideography contest
What does 7 billion look like in a browser window?
Will too many hot chili peppers kill you? Is the moon on the verge of erupting? PopSci tackles life's whys, hows and who-dunnits in this Q&A-style; feature
Arsenic-laced drinking water, lead-contaminated soils and choking air pollution are sadly just the start in some of the world's dirtiest places
From Ebola to virtual reality, here's what the year has in store for science
The groundbreaking plant produces about enough power to make a pot of delicious coffee
A soundproof stadium keeps the neighborhood quiet
PopSci tackles life's whys, hows and who-dunnits in this Q&A-style; feature
After staring at the sun for hundreds of millennia, humans still have burning questions about it
Why do we have fingerprints? How long can trees live? Why do cats purr? Artists illustrate humanity's most burning scientific questions.
William Ratcliff is one of the 10 most brilliant people of 2016
The power of petaflops penetrates the mists of time
Get the science right, get a stamp from the Washington Academy of Sciences.
At the bottom of the sea, Colin Devey studies how our continents move away (and toward) each other.
Plus: zoology's most wanted.
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!
Rating may help drive efforts to save some of Earth's most critically endangered (and weirdest) birds.
This week in New York, a media-infused science extravaganza
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!