The annual Ig Nobel awards are a treasure.
Your body means the world to the microbes that live on it.
Drink lots of water.
Therapeutic ultrasound can now blast and cut with targeted precision.
Your LaCroix can't kill cockroaches. Or you.
Do you side with science on this important issue?
Wherein doctor provides a brief primer on transplantation (which the patient might want to consider reading before lunch)
Charred flatbread found in a fireplace dates back to 14,400 years ago.
Location matters. Especially to extinction-causing asteroids.
Every day we're exposed to thousands of man-made chemicals, some of which seep into our bodies and remain there for decades. What that means for our health, we don't fully understand--but I subjected myself to a battery of new tests in search of answers
The legendary urban planning game has a lot to say about the way our societies affect the environment. And the newest edition says one thing in particular.
The ability to reprogram the immune system is one of the most sought-after goals in medicine. Now researchers are closer than ever to pulling it off in patients with Type 1 diabetes, one of whom happens to be our correspondent
More than 50 of the most dangerous, disgusting, humiliating and just plain bad professions
Crows can drop stones into water to raise the level and access floating treats.
Controversial theorist Aubrey de Grey insists that we are within reach of an engineered cure for aging. Are you prepared to live forever?
Traditional chicken, beef, and pork production devours resources and creates waste. Meat-free meat might be the solution.
Our history is complicated. Our pre-history, even more so.
Stonehenge's inner circle came from a site 160 miles away in Wales
Stone swipers, beware
In lieu of a written language, the Inca communicated through construction.
New England is full of granite that has locked away a record of how north has evolved over the centuries.
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
A drug banned from human consumption in 1938 has made a recent comeback in online bodybuilder forums.