Doctors have long known that taking antioxidant supplements may actually increase the risk for cancer in some people. One new mouse study offers an explanation why.
Or at least keep your teeth cavity-free. A growing chorus of medical researchers say our bacteria-killing zealotry is misguided. Instead of fighting bugs, they argue, we should train them to do our bidding and then set them loose in our bodies. The trouble is keeping them there
The nation's research-grade cannabis is controlled by the National Institute on Drug Abuse, whose mission to curb use is at odds with that of researchers looking to study pot's therapeutic properties.
After overestimating its energy needs, the software giant allegedly strong-armed a small-town utility into reducing a six-figure penalty by threatening to needlessly burn millions of watts.
Researchers Propose A Bacterial Toxin May Be Partly Responsible for A Variety of Diseases
How a virus seems to help fight off HIV and Ebola
Rossi--a lone Italian inventor with no real credentials and a history as a convicted scam artist--has convinced a small army of researchers that his box can harness a new type of nuclear reaction. What if they're right?
Let's count the ways.
The frog that laid the golden egg.
Researchers have revealed why users are so much more prone to disease
This is your brain on stress
The annual Austin conference has announced the winners of its sustainable-startup competitions, and Popular Science was there.
Diet soda makes us fat, and eating veggies won't do much of anything unless you eat five full servings a day, study says
He builds under-the-skin chips that deliver drugs straight into the blood
But scientists warn that the treatment does nothing to prevent cancer risks, and that it's thus far limited to mice who smoke
While the medical marijuana debate rages on, drug companies race to leverage the power of pot