Reefer madness! Pot causes psychosis! Except maybe not.
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Using nature as a guide, geneticists build plants with qualities evolution could never produce
Is some research so dangerous it shouldn't be done at all?
Your LaCroix can't kill cockroaches. Or you.
The ability to reprogram the immune system is one of the most sought-after goals in medicine. Now researchers are closer than ever to pulling it off in patients with Type 1 diabetes, one of whom happens to be our correspondent
A frothy moat, not a shield, protects us from cosmic rays
And if so, why?
A SETI astronomer just wants storytellers to classify scientists as human
UK agency has given approval to use CRISPR to modify embryos, a world-first
Blue light smells like delicious bananas
The white stuff can stick around and ruin, well, pretty much everything. That puts the officials trying to fix it on a ticking clock.
After decades of research we (mostly) know the answer
They still get sick and die; they just can't spread the disease
Looking around for methane in Gale Crater, Curiosity found a whole lot of nothing. But that doesn't dash hopes of finding evidence of life on Mars some day.
One intrepid Popular Science editor eschews antiperspirant for a week to see if Deo candy really works.
What's to protect you from a deadly side impact? This guy.
The flies, created by the same company that has tested genetically modified mosquitos, are designed to crash local populations of the pest.