If it sounds too good to be true, maybe it is.
The nose knows
New systems will use your cell phone to tell if your food is fresh
Air: It's one of the world's most important, least understood, and possibly life-saving substances
A seven-item hors d'oeuvres tour through the wonders of bug-eating
And, according to this new mouse study, the common diet supplement might make you more likely to develop type 2 diabetes.
Coffitivity gives you the ambient noise of a coffeeshop, wherever you are. I wrote this post while using the service to test it out.
Tips for more restful slumber, decoding how we dream and just a dash of pseudoscience
This 10,000-rpm, no-pulse artificial heart doesn't resemble an organic heart--and might be all the better for it
By turning its crime problem into a data problem, Santa Cruz is reinventing police work for the 21st century
Last December, Felisa Wolfe-Simon announced the discovery of a microbe that could change the way we understand life in the universe. Soon she found herself plunged into a maelstrom of bitter backlash and intemperate criticism. A dispatch from the frontiers of the new peer review
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
100 years from now, what jobs will people be hating?
Scientists find a double health punch in two of our favorite legalized substances
Around the world, scientists are risking their lives to retrieve seeds destined for a massive vault near the North Pole. Their work just might save mankind
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 author subjects himself to genetic tests, scans and other high-tech diagnostics to report on how the trend toward "personalized medicine" will affect us