Our editors scrounged up some truly bizarre facts.
Kits from a new crowdfunding campaign could send you everything you need to get started
How a mild-mannered children's celebrity plans to save science in America—or go down swinging.
The race to stop a killer, using acoustic monitoring and pheromone traps
Any face. Even on a trash can.
We've chosen our 2013 Science Fair Winners!
The legendary urban planning game has a lot to say about the way our societies affect the environment. And the newest edition says one thing in particular.
"Transient electronics" could deliver drugs, monitor buildings and more. Could they be an eco-friendly solution for obsolescent tech?
Growing kale and tilapia--and brewing beer--in an abandoned stretch of Chicago
Our dependence on big systems--big oil, big coal--steers us away from little ones, such as biofuel made from garbage, that are transforming communities in other countries
Conceptual shelters that will protect us all from the perils of our rapidly changing environment: rising waters, extreme heat, rampant pollution and overpopulation
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And they cost only three cents each
Drilling a geothermal well to help cool and heat the dream home
Welcome to the wonderful world of compost toilet tech
Will Marc Norman's secret ice recipe set speed skating records in Salt Lake City?
On Saturday, November 4, Popular Science and GMA Weekend journeyed to the year 2031 during a special broadcast of Good Morning America
Bike designers Tony Ellsworth and Donald Miller resurrected a 500-year-old idea to change the way people pedal
Will Apple release an upgraded "iPhone without the phone" iPod with a wide-aspect-ratio touchscreen by September 30, 2007?
A "offers web-like support"
Supercomputing power on a single chip
A recent study found that genetics dictated the fighting styles of male and female fruit flies. Podcaster Jonathan Coulton is on the case for more
A new report on marine health could make you queasy.
In the cockpit of the F-35 Lightning II, a space-age helmet gives pilots x-ray visionâ€”even at night
The results are in! Readers voted for their favorite 2002 Best of What's New award winners. Drum roll, please ...
The latest science on how your cells make you who you are
Google Earth launches Prado Museum layer with high-resolution images of classic masterpieces
Your complete guide to today's near-earth asteroid flyby
The chat starts at noon EST. [UPDATE: The chat is now closed. Thanks for your questions, everyone!]
An art museum dedicated to the reproductive organs of fruit flies, spiders, snails and more
NASA's new solar explorer will launch tonight. Coverage begins at 9 p.m.
All human eyes are glued to "seven minutes of terror" live from Mars
Some things require just a little more power these days.
The event runs through October 9 in Austin, Tex.
Welcome to our annual list of inventions changing the world.
Rockets that foil comets, face transplants, artificial wombs, and more
Palms tan slightly but never become as dark as our shoulders, for instance, regardless of the amount of light they receive.
In short, because red pistachios look better than pistachios mottled with dark spots.
How 2.0 wants you.
December 1 marks World AIDS Day. Figures for reflection
Military AUV photo gallery
Two new books credit technology for the Allies' victory in World War II.
Ultra-wideband technology is poised to deliver an upgrade in wireless communication.
If historical patterns repeat themselves, the next ice age will occur within about 2,000 years.
Advanced automotive batteries like the 400-pound lithium-ion pack going into the Volt bear only a theoretical resemblance to the 12-volt under your hood. PopSci takes a quick look at how they work
An unusual grip keeps these fish clinging on for dear life
The West Mata volcano erupted nearly 4,000 feet underwater in the Pacific Ocean
A satellite peers down on a hellish landscape in south-central Algeria
PopSci has built a house in California equipped with the most advanced materials, cutting-edge technologies and incredible household gadgets available today. Take a look inside with our virtual tour
Inexpensive cataract surgery is restoring sight in South Asia
22,300 miles above the equator, satellites keep an eye on Earthly weather conditions.
Some of the cyclones are 900 miles wide.
Barack Obama's second term should see the same focus on funding science and technology--although the budget ax is looming.
SpaceX's Elon Musk is giving the keynote speech at SXSW this year. Watch it here.
WSJ reporter Walter Mossberg interviews Al Gore at SXSW.
NASA captures blooming marine microorganisms off the coast of France.
Don't miss it! Coverage begins at 9 p.m.
Step it up, humans!
Not that you anticipated otherwise
Pottery just got really high-tech
Here's the big picture
The importance of global landscapes
The 10 most innovative young minds in science and engineering
A new speed skating suit debuts at the 2002 Winter Olympics.
Worst Science Jobs II: Number 5
More rejects from the particle zoo
"Smart skin" holds promise for morphing wings and wearable computers.
South Korean officials are training seven cloned canines to work as drug detectors
Researchers find nanoscale crystals can enter your body through cuts in the skin.
Energy-efficient tech dims Edison's bright idea
Record-setting space walks, the dawn of the International Space Station, and other highlights from the retiring shuttle's 25-mission career
The Alpha Particle X-Ray Spectrometer gets its first run on the Red Planet.