Thin TVs with monstrous contrast ratios, the tiniest processors yet and solutions for moving beyond (or at least getting the most out of) gasoline
Specific proteins found in the brains of marine mammals may be behind their ability to stay underwater for long periods without suffering oxygen deprivation. Cynthia Graber reports.
Organic molecules inside space rock were probably the result of plain old chemistry
Engineers make progress toward new green fuels and energy storage devices
Microbes can convert oil into methane and scientists may have figured out how to harness the process
In this episode, theoretical physicist, cosmologist and astrobiologist Paul Davies ponders the question of whether life originated more than once on earth, and how to find examples of a second origin if it did...
Medical researchers hope to someday send nanobots, extraordinarily tiny robots, right to diseased cells. And they're looking at sperm as models of how to power the nanobots. Cynthia Graber reports...
Increased carbon dioxide levels seem to affect the timing of leaf coloration both through global warming and directly chemically. Chelsea Wald reports.
In this episode, Siemens Competition in Math, Science & Technology solo winner Isha Himani Jain and team titlist Janelle Schlossberger (who shared the win with Amanda Marinoff) discuss their projects...
Small quantities of toxic hydrogen sulfide in the air lengthen life in a nematode by 70 percent
Pregnant rain forest bats like to lick mud, probably to make sure they get enough minerals in their diets. Some people do too. Chelsea Wald reports.
Examining the state of the science on climate change
Ten possibilities for staving off catastrophic climate change
The impacts of climate change are already apparent and this interactive map illustrates some of those that might occur in future.
Stop blaming the bird for your turkey daze.