We need a greener way to die

Environment The majority of us will keep contaminating post-mortem. We take a lot with us into the ground, however do not provide any of the excellent things back. Read more »

Four-legged whales once straddled land and sea

Whales belong in the ocean, right? That might hold true today, however cetaceans (whales, dolphins, cetaceans) really came down from 4 legged mammals that once survived on land. New... Read more »

The weirdest things we learned this week: animals used to stand trial and apples kept doctors from killing you

What’s the weirdest thing you learned this week? Well, whatever it is, we pledge you’ll have an even weirder response if you listen to PopSci’s hit podcast. The Weirdest... Read more »

The science of serial killers is changing, thanks to Sasha Reid

The wall of Sasha Reid’s workplace is covered with serial killers. The collection of black-and-white photos of Ted Bundy, Jeffrey Dahmer, and noteworthy others is not, nevertheless, simply an... Read more »

These genetic ‘goggles’ could help us engineer wildly resilient crops

Stem rust. Crown rust. Wheat blast. Grainy mildew. These whimsically-named illness and others like them have ravaging effects for farmers and individuals who depend on their bounty. A brand-new... Read more »

The weirdest things we learned this week: killer surgeons and mysterious floating feet

What’s the weirdest thing you learned this week? Well, whatever it is, we assure you’ll have an even weirder response if you listen to PopSci’s hit podcast. The Weirdest... Read more »