Excerpt: Good Enough
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A new essay details how, in science fiction and reality, female astronauts are often treated like walking wombs.
These gene-slicers may help tackle HIV, Alzheimer's, and brain cancer.
Here's where our bodies still mess up
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.
Asking for a friend.
Parasite is available for pre-order on Amazon.
How we covered the Scopes Monkey Trial, the discovery of Java Man, the Piltdown Man hoax, and milestones in the history of evolutionary theory
Popular Science's fifth annual survey of just how bad it gets
A new study suggests a cocktail of antibiotics can work just as well.
Excerpt—Poached: Inside the Dark World of Wildlife Trafficking
The answer is yes—even if you don't like eating bugs.
Checking in on the new gadgets and promises from this years Consumer Electronics Show
Light drinking may prolong your life—but it's more complicated than that.
Because most people don't.
Robo cars will force us off asphalt—and into the great out there.
Potatoes are close, but not close enough.
Skyping with Mars.
Poaching in China is out of control
Infected apps reach an estimated 13,000 new devices every day
But will that actually help protect it?
Pentagon: we've been doing this since 2003
Just don't go removing your non-vital organs yet.
For the moon, Mars, and beyond
We may need to move fish farms onto land to satisfy growing appetites
Before it can reach its full potential, it has to become more precise
An upcoming trial could change the way the FAA deals with unmanned aircraft.
Our Best of What's New roundup is your guide to the year in science, tech, gadgets, engineering and much more
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