Science Garlic's Allicin can go through the protective layers of your skin. A molecule within garlic called Allicin can permeate the skin in your feet and travel through your blood to your mouth and nose.
From Our Blogs: Nexus Media News A new study finds evidence of many local extinctions Climate change could doom numerous species irreversibly, including those that people depend on for resources and food.
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Space He made history (again) by going to space at age 77 Obituary for John Glenn…
From Our Blogs: Nexus Media News An interview with jellyfish expert Lisa-ann Gershwin Jellyfish expert Lisa-ann Gershwin recently sat down with Nexus Media to share insights from her research and discuss her new books, Jellyfish: A Natural History and…
Science Add graphene to get detectors that can measure breathing, blood pressure—and spider footsteps When you mix Silly Putty with graphene—strong, conductive carbon sheets with unusual physical properties—it becomes an incredibly sensitive strain detector that can…
Technology M-PESA is letting more women break into business Being able to access services to send and receive money by cell phone has helped lift 194,000 households in Kenya out of poverty.
Space The agency's new GIPHY page is a delight Pictures of space: Great. Gifs of space: Even better.
Environment The nominee has extensive ties to fossil fuel companies Scott Pruitt, currently the Oklahoma Attorney General, has been nominated by President-elect Trump to be the new head of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
Gadgets Secret Santas, take note Each year, Popular Science picks the 100 greatest new innovations in science and technology to feature in our Best Of What's New issue.
Environment Turns out it’s kind of a lot New research shows that pandas need areas of at least 114.7 square kilometers to survive.
Gift Guides From my disease-fearing brain to yours Gifts for the person who thinks they have come down with everything from cancer to shingles.
Cars Get outta my dreams, get into my car. Read on for gift ideas for car lovers.
Space The first images from the pentultimate phase of the mission Cassini has moved into a new orbit pattern, and it just beamed back the first photos from this phase of the mission.
Technology Overcharged batteries turn into deformed jellyrolls A new paper helps to explain how these popular power sources can turn into safety hazards.
Aviation Blood for the blood drones, transfusions for the remote and in need Blood pouches carried by drone turn out okay after flight.
Health Zapping your nerves to jumpstart the blood clotting process Internal bleeding is tricky to stop, and can be life-threatening.
Environment A whole new kind of ‘breaking up’ around the holidays This really only happens because of global warming…
Environment Did it stay or did it go? Eighty percent of Greenland is covered by a wall of ice that is thousands of feet thick, and contains enough water to raise sea levels by over 20 feet if it melted away…
Science No meat was contaminated, but the rare gene could easily spread Bacteria carrying a gene that grants resistance against a powerful antibiotic have been found on a pig farm in the United States.