Featured in September 2010
FYI: Do Cloned Wild Animals Have Instincts?
Let’s ask Betsy Dresser, the senior vice president of research at the Audubon Center for Research of Endangered Species in … Continued
FYI: Are Organs Ever Re-Donated?
A few transplants out of the 28,000 performed every year involve the same organ spending time in more than two … Continued
The 10 Best Jobs Of The Future
Jobs may be scarce today, but if current trends hold, pretty soon there will be plenty of fun, lucrative gigs. … Continued
The Treasure of the Safit Chir
For over two centuries we have struggled to understand the scope of Afghanistan's mineral wealth. Now geologists, if they can determine what lies beneath the nation's ground, might also help...
How To Add Applications To Your Nook E-Reader
A little hacking goes a long way
PopSci Investigation: What Kind Of Top-Secret Assassination Tech Does $58 Billion Buy?
Not since the end of the Cold War has the Pentagon spent so much to develop and deploy secret weapons. But now military researchers have turned their attention from mass...
The Goods: September 2010’s Hottest Gadgets
A solar-powered lamp, fingerprint-powered coffee machine and more of the best ideas in gear
LEDs Dethrone Compact Fluorescents as King of Eco-Friendly Lightbulbs
Never mind that twisty compact fluorescent. The new energy-efficient way to light your home is with LEDs. An upcoming crop … Continued
Lightweight Solar Panels That Mimic Wall-Crawling Ivy
Solar panels are a common sight on rooftops but rare on vertical walls, which, being more or less parallel to … Continued
Gray Matter: In Which I Fully Submerge My Hand in Liquid Nitrogen [Video]
A layer of bubbles protects the flesh from liquid nitrogen, though only for a split second. Need proof? Look no further.