The 20 ideas, trends, and breakthroughs that will shape our world in 2014
Behind the psychology and biology of regret.
“I think cryptocurrencies could be the new buffalo,” said a Lakota Nation activist.
The next sequence is even cheaper
At-home personal genomics kits are available and affordable, but how relevant are the results?
Our editors are back with more bizarre facts for season two.
Bill Andrews has spent two decades unlocking the molecular mechanisms of aging. His mission: to extend the human life span to 150 years--or die trying
Ten students who are improving MRIs, cancer treatments and human-robot interaction--between classes, of course
Nanopore technology that lets your computer read your chromosomes
Jellyfish invasions, Internet auctions, god particles: Read about the year's biggest science stories before they happen. Bonus: How to decipher geeky jargon and when to buy a DeLorean
Whatâ€™s the most accurate way to forecast the future? Simple: make predictions profitableâ€”just like on the PopSci Predictions Exchange
A state-by-state breakdown of policies that could change your community.
Looking for a clean fuel that grows anywhere, needs only sunlight and water, and could produce enough oil to free the U.S. from its petroleum addiction? Here´s one start-up's plan for converting oil from algae-yes, algae
The polygraph, though used in hiring, marital disputes, and possibly even anti-terror investigations, is flawed. Now scientists are looking deep within the brain to devise ways to detect deception at its source.
As the U.S. campaigns against terrorism, new technologies will move to the front lines.
Deadly fake drugs are everywhere. Here's the new tech to bust them.
An invisible world of microbes
From vanilla to GMOs, how science shaped the taste of the modern world
On today's hottest shows, the stars wear lab coats instead of bathing suits. We look behind the scenes at Numb3rs to see how it gets the science right-and why it sometimes needs to get it wrong
In the UK, you can get the length of your telomeres measured