A state-by-state breakdown of policies that could change your community.
His rulings in six previous cases can give us some idea.
Every genius needs a Jarvis
Tomorrow's Congressional hearing will discuss the exploitation of a new frontier
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
A dose of tech savvy for the Supreme Court?
PopSci.com does a science and technology background check on Supreme Court Justice David Souter's likely replacements
Also identifies his next area of activism: fighting the influence of lobbyists in government
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
Researchers test sexual adaptations in time-traveling brine shrimp
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
Researchers have learned an immune mechanism to control pathogens is similar in humans and amoebae
Excerpt: Good Enough
Industrial fishing practices are killing the oceans, endangering a key food source.
Paranoid political demonstrators or a major breakthrough in robotics?
Firing massive Kevlar and steel nets at inbound rocket-propelled grenades could save helicopters in combat
Trapping and preserving biomarkers will help doctors detect cancer sooner
How can something that appears to defy the laws of physics follow them so perfectly?
Using smart grid tech, solar panels and energy-efficient appliances to create homes that produce as much energy as they use
Electrons' spin may give rise to a force that allows particles to interact over very long distances.
Could inequality be to blame?
Abaddon's Gate is available on Amazon.
A step towards bio-batteries
The science shows that fish use tools, feel pain, have long memories, and deserve better treatment from us.
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
Odd jobs: The video poker king
Could your social networks brand you an enemy of the state?
Raw food takes too long to digest and offers too few calories to grow a human brain. Cooking it is the key.
The European Union hopes the deal can boost chances of further international agreement at the UN's climate summit
Ten sci-tech moments that mattered in 2006
Rappel up a wall at an astonishing 10 feet per second with the Atlas Powered Rope Ascender
A sensor-packed CPR assistant delivers effective resuscitation every time
A new study suggests an oily pate may lower ozone levels; but is the alternative any healthier?
New research uncovers unusual benefits of vitamin D
Wiping out bycatch before it wipes out more marine life
And by 2020, the solar industry will have completely "paid back" the energy it took to produce the world's panels.
Summer in the city could get a whole lot more miserable in the coming decades, according to a new report.
A different kind of carbon-14 dating
Have chair, might survive
Bike designers Tony Ellsworth and Donald Miller resurrected a 500-year-old idea to change the way people pedal
The worst, most torturous, icky, painful, stinky, dangerous, and just plain horrible jobs in science.
PopSci cracks open 10 amazing machines to give you an animated look at the extraordinary tech that makes them work
Tissue engineers serve up lab-bred meat as an alternative to cattle farming
A "offers web-like support"
Breeding a Better Baby, Maybe
Diabetics, say goodbye to pre-meal shots
The Hawk Recycler breaks down waste products and spits out clean, usable fuel
Hollywood genetically engineers some boffo box office
Military AUV photo gallery
PopSci gives top honors to the year's 100 most amazing innovations
Seven battery survival strategies to get you by.
One mad cow rattles America. An index of facts and fears.
Time.com's compendium of the best technology of the year
Shock Trauma photo gallery, by Popular Science staff photographer John B. Carnett
Swiss army knife for a village
Sports: a soccer ball with improved aerodynamics
The Keck telescopes: How they work
Ships, submarines, and other watercraft from the PopSci archives
Tips to get your own invention ideas off the ground from Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg, Segway's Dean Kamen, futurist Ray Kurzweil and more
Check out our video feeds to watch the robot entrants in action.
Zoom in on more examples of the highest-resolution photos ever made in the Gigapxl gallery
Jonathan Coulton talks to Dr. Anthony Atala of Wake Forest University about man-made internal organsâ€”and something called "skin pockets"
A smoother pour in half the time
In the cockpit of the F-35 Lightning II, a space-age helmet gives pilots x-ray visionâ€”even at night
Stock up for summer
Control your computer in three dimensions by giving your mouse the finger
It may make more sense to take shorter showers than to switch to florescent bulbs