Fabien Cousteau and his team are setting out to break the record for living in an underwater habitat.
No caffeine? Say it ain't so, science!
An illustrated explanation of why the world's most obnoxious virus at least doesn't stick around all year.
Except when it's right. Unless you read both the right thing and the wrong thing. Or unless something's only half right. Existential crisis!
PopSci learns, over the decades, that cocaine anesthesia, radioactive drinking water, and cryogenic cancer treatments are actually not good for your health
Domed glass cities, schools within skyscrapers, rocket-ship neighborhoods and more as we cruise through the complete PopSci archive in search of the perfect urban life
New research uncovers unusual benefits of vitamin D
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Studies heralding the health benefits of our most sinful indulgences are a dime a dozen. But are they ever for real?
PopSci tackles life's whys, hows and who-dunnits in this Q&A-style; feature
The church ran an immunization drive afterward, but still put out some dubious claims.
Scientists hit the dance floor for a shot at fame and glory
It also wants tanning lamps reclassified as moderate risk devices.
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.
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.
5 reasons to enjoy your ham and cheese sandwich
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.
From the "Solutions to Problems You Never Knew You Had" department
Good ol' meat and potatoes. Without the potatoes.
A new study suggests seasonal changes have a much bigger impact on mental health than previously thought.
A study of skin color in the Indian subcontinent shows the complex movements of populations there.