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  • Scientists are speed breeding plants in a race to beat climate change

    Why Scientists Are Breeding Wheat in Space

    Some years ago, NASA bred wheat in space with the goal of providing an unending food supply for astronauts. To help the plant along, astronauts shined light on the plant continuously. As far as ... More >
  • China is making 1,000-UAV drone swarms now

    China Deploys 1000-Drone Swarm

    At the close of the Global Fortune Forum in Guangzhou on Dec. 7, the event's hosts set a world record for the largest drone swarm ever deployed. For 9 minutes, 1,180 drones danced and blinked out ... More >
  • When you burn fat, where does it actually go?

    When You Burn Fat, Where Does it Actually Go?

    When you dig into your meal or grab a quick bite on the way to work, the food you eat goes toward fueling your body. As your favorite (or not so favorite) foods pass through your digestive system, ... More >
  • In his first PopSci appearance, a young Stephen Hawking explains an incredible discovery

    Stephen Hawking's First PopSci Appearance

    How will the universe end? Will it sputter out in a realm of ice, cooling continually as it expands until it reaches the absolute zero of temperature throughout its vast expanse? Will it die in a ... More >
  • Rats have been in New York City since the 1700s and they're never leaving

    The Rats of New York: 300 Years & Counting

    Since the late 1700s, Norwegian rats have haunted New York City's alleys, parks, and basements. They came on ships from France and England, and then they never left. More >
Science // 

Scientists still aren't sure why early humans had such weird skulls—or why we don't.

Mary Beth Griggs at 09:05 AM Apr 10 2018
Nature // 

Evolution is too complicated to plot out like a family tree.

Kat Eschner at 09:05 AM Apr 10 2018
Gadgets // 

Facebook's continuing drama, the fanciest Chromebook around, and more.

Stan Horaczek at 09:05 AM Apr 10 2018
Nature // 

Who owns the bones?

Chip Colwell/The Conversation at 09:05 AM Apr 10 2018
Nature // 

The eyewear can help us understand the puffin perspective.

Sara Chodosh at 09:05 AM Apr 10 2018
Space // 

Also in space: A neighborhood of black holes, a new (and old) reason to study Venus' clouds, and the end of the ...

Mary Beth Griggs at 09:05 AM Apr 10 2018
Science // 

Instead of storing carbon, researchers want to convert it into fuel.

Marlene Cimons at 09:05 AM Apr 10 2018

The aviation industry is on the verge of a major shift in propulsion, experts say.

Rob Mark/Flying Magazine at 09:00 AM Apr 5 2018

Because you're almost certainly not getting enough of it.

Claire Maldarelli at 09:00 AM Apr 5 2018
Tech // 

Catch up on all the technology gossip without all the hype.

PopSci Staff at 09:00 AM Apr 5 2018
Science // 

The EPA is broken, but we still have a chance to fix it.

Joe Arvai/The Conversation at 09:00 AM Apr 5 2018

Coffee is just the beginning.

Sara Chodosh at 09:00 AM Apr 5 2018
Science // 

There's something for everyone.

Mary Beth Griggs at 09:00 AM Apr 5 2018

Maybe you could fight zombies from a self-driving vehicle, too.

Rob Verger at 09:00 AM Apr 5 2018
Science // 

"But by the time 2001 A.D. rolls around, things may be more fantastic than the picture shows."

Herbert Shuldiner at 09:00 AM Apr 5 2018
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