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Racial and economic barriers kept Carolyn Beatrice Parker from realizing her full potential
The Dayton Project physicist could have had a long and storied career in her field.
Children 5 to 11 can now get COVID boosters
Vaccines for kids under 5 remain unapproved.
From the archives: Inside the tantalizing quest to sense gravity waves
In the April 1981 issue of Popular Science, we explored the many initiatives and techniques used in the exciting hunt for sensing gravity waves, then out of reach.
Martian beavers, intentional explosions, and other weird facts from 150 years of PopSci
Plus other fun facts from The Weirdest Thing I Learned This Week.
Deadly tiger encounters are on the rise in India
India is home to the world’s largest wild tiger population. It's protected by conservation mandates. As their habitats can overlap with humans, conflicts are on the rise.
These weird marine critters paved the way for the ‘Cambrian explosion’ of species
Fossils from Newfoundland sea beds give a clue to how early animal communities formed.
Indonesia’s palm oil ban is hurting its own people the most
Banning exports has backfired for local farmers.
What the FDA is doing about the US baby formula shortage
The FDA will work with the largest US baby formula maker to reopen a key facility.
The summer issue of PopSci is extremely metal
For our 150th anniversary issue, we’re digging into the past, present, and future of humankind’s relationship with metal.
US farmers can help in the battle for climate resiliency. A massive bill highlights how.
Popular Farm Bill programs that invest in sustainable agriculture are struggling to meet demand.