A state-by-state breakdown of policies that could change your community.
An open letter from PopSci to President Obama about science and the future
The FCC chairman argues that an open Internet is a must for innovation
His rulings in six previous cases can give us some idea.
PopSci.com does a science and technology background check on Supreme Court Justice David Souter's likely replacements
Every genius needs a Jarvis
Also identifies his next area of activism: fighting the influence of lobbyists in government
A dose of tech savvy for the Supreme Court?
Tomorrow's Congressional hearing will discuss the exploitation of a new frontier
In the global race to reduce carbon emissions, these eco-minded communities, from Kansas to the Maldives, lead the pack. Here's how they're making their carbon footprints disappear
When David Hanson set out to build a robotic head, he saw no reason not to make it look just like a human. Then he stumbled into the Uncanny Valley.
Will too many hot chili peppers kill you? Is the moon on the verge of erupting? PopSci tackles life's whys, hows and who-dunnits in this Q&A-style; feature
With the worldâ€™s wild fish stocks plummeting, experts say that something must be done to ensure our seafood supply. Are offshore fish farms the solution?
Abaddon's Gate is available on Amazon.
Understanding how the brain perceives the passage of time could lead to treatments for mental illnesses. Why does time seem to slow down during a life-threatening situation? Our reporter falls 15 stories to find out
Joseph Longo's Plasma Converter turns our most vile and toxic trash into clean energyâ€”and promises to make a relic of the landfill
Stories from the coolest day jobs in the world.
Running is in our DNA, but training for a marathon is a careful mix of muscle, mental, and technological strength.
* that's a big, fat "might"
Two desktop-printer engineers quit their jobs to search for the ultimate source of endless energy: nuclear fusion. Could this highly improbable enterprise actually succeed?
Researchers test sexual adaptations in time-traveling brine shrimp