Featured in november 2012
‘We Wanted To Make A Robot That Could Squeeze Through Holes And Change Its Shape’
The muscled Meshworm prototype mimics annelid locomotion.
Can Smartphones Replace Onboard Electronics In Cars?
They're not only more efficient--they're better, too. These three gadgets are about to get out of your dreams and into your car.
Video: Researchers Simulate The Sun’s Magnetic Twisters In 3-D
Some of the cyclones are 900 miles wide.
Why Living Cells Are The Future Of Data Processing
Biocomputers make maps, run logic gates, perform binary calculations and more.
3 Ways To Go Along For The Ride With The Curiosity Rover
The Curiosity rover may be 190 million miles from Earth, but there are many ways you can share in its adventure.
A Music Player You Can Hear Through Your Skull
Here's to listening to music while staying grilled out nicely.
PopSci Teardown: Black & Decker Matrix Quick Connect System
How a cordless drill replaces an entire workbench’s worth of gear.
The Goods: November 2012’s Hottest Gadgets
The apocalypse edition: Featuring a tiny hand-turbine that's good in a pinch, a jacket for firestorms or nuclear winter, and a stove that can burn almost any fuel.
Coiled Beams Of Light Send 100 Terabits Per Second Through The Air
Engineers could use the technology to produce the fastest Internet ever.
Megapixels: An Astronaut Readjusts To Earth’s Gravity
Don Pettit is carried after spending 191 days on the International Space Station.