Bill Faloon has pursued immortality for decades. Now he's got lots of company. What does science have to say?
Stories from the coolest day jobs in the world.
An unexpected payoff.
What does it take to become a citizen astronaut?
The story of how one of the most polluted waterways in America came to be located in one of the country's most expensive neighborhoods. Also: dysentery, cancer, and arsenic poisoning.
Welcome to the age of bioprinting, where the machines we've built are building bits and pieces of us.
Maybe! Although you certainly wouldn't want to count on it.
I consumed nothing but Soylent, a food-replacing beverage, for a week. Here's what happened to me (and my poop).
This 10,000-rpm, no-pulse artificial heart doesn't resemble an organic heart--and might be all the better for it
The best way to prepare for catastrophe? Head to the place where they engineer it.
Wind, solar, tidal—all are battling for the renewable-energy crown, but what about the six billion highly efficient short-stroke engines in our midst? What about us?
More than 50 of the most dangerous, disgusting, humiliating and just plain bad professions
See the top ten hurdles facing game designers today, and the cutting-edge tech that will soon make them relics of the past
We'll get a vaccine for addiction, debate the future of nuclear power, use new tech to take on water shortages, and-just maybe-find an extra dimension or two. Happy New Year
In this piece from 1921, PopSci subjects the Sultan of Swat to a battery of scientific tests hoping to discover the secret behind his superhuman swing
Worms, planets, extra dimensions: just a few of the things that inspire the most creative young scientists of the year
Meet the extraordinary scientists whose innovations are bringing us robot cars, new cures and vaccines, the fastest-ever computer animations, and much, much more
The world's first human-robot arm-wrestling match shows off the potential of a new material that someday could power machines--and even human limbs and organs
We asked a writer to notice and decode the science claims he heard on a typical day. they averaged one every 10 minutes. And they werenâ€™t very scientific.
We asked a writer to notice and decode the science claims he heard on a typical day. They averaged one every 10 minutes. And they weren't very scientific.
It's arson, bomb and booby trap week at one of the nation's toughest forensics schools.