A new study suggests that migraines have a genetic component. Next time you're squeezing your eyes shut and rubbing your temples trying to massage the searing pain out of your head, blame your parents.
It's also kind of a cheeky/good idea for a T-shirt. Researchers at Nottingham Trent University have made a startling discovery: what's printed on your T-shirt could have a large effect on your attractiveness
Nice music doesn't always mean a real win. When you win a bet on a slot machine, the machine rewards you with a celebratory noise: that electronic string of notes saying, You're a winner! Here is, like,
In a new study, "hypersexual" brains don't respond to sexual images the same way that drug addicts' brains respond to images of drugs. Though it's a popular excuse for celebrity infidelity, there's some
HPV vaccines have always been advertised as protecting women, but a new study shows they also work against an infection that causes a throat cancer that's much more common in men. The same vaccine that
New research shows oxytocin isn't the anti-anxiety drug we thought it was. Oxytocin, the feel-good bonding hormone released by physical contact with another person, orgasm and childbirth (potentially monogamy),
A thought experiment Lauren Wolf, an associate editor at Chemical & Engineering News and self-described ocean-urinator, recently took it upon herself to find out the scientific truth about what really
Information about how terrible drugs and alcohol are for your health doesn't seem to be an effective deterrent, a new study says. For years, anti-drug and anti-smoking ads have relied on scaring people
Looking back on the life of the late astronaut who was born Aug. 5, 1930 Popular Science first printed the words "Neil Armstrong" in June 1958, when the 27-year-old "tall, slim, crew-cut blond" aeronautical
On the surface, smartphones screens made of sapphire sound superb -- they're naturally strong, extremely scratch resistant, can withstand flexing, and transmit light very well. That's the widely accepted
Last week BuzzFeed published a list of eight foods that folks in the USA are eating but are banned in other parts of the world. The chemical community turned its venom on BuzzFeed. But I think BuzzFeed
I recently trailed a friend – inadvertently – through New York City, during a Facebook chat. Each message he sent via the mobile app, Facebook Messenger, came with a pushpin corresponding to his precise
A study suggests that, even if someone can't blink at will, their eyes can indicate a response to a question. August 05, 2013|By Melissa Pandika People with brain damage that has left them mute and motionless
Beef cells cultured without killing the animal Since 2008, Dr. Mark Post has been working on growing edible meat in a laboratory. Today, at an event in London, the first in-vitro hamburger has been served.
You can't have missed the latest Twitter debacle. Some deeply unpleasant individuals got very angry at women pursuing pro-female agendas publicly. People then got very angry at these individuals who were