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  • 'Exploding ant' species found in South East Asia
    The newly discovered canopy-dwelling ants are nicknamed after their bizarre defensive behaviour.
    - 2 days ago, 23 Apr 18, 5:08am -
  • Why I live in a plastic bottle castle
    The man building a four-storey castle out of recycled plastic bottles.
    - 2 days ago, 22 Apr 18, 11:52pm -
  • Hemsby: Clifftop home destroyed erosion spanning 40 years
    Erosion of the cliff at Hemsby, Norfolk, has left 18 homes uninhabitable over the past five years.
    - 3 days ago, 22 Apr 18, 11:15pm -
  • Nasa engineer: Three facts about landing on Mars
    A Nasa flight analyst explains three things you need to know about going to Mars.
    - 3 days ago, 21 Apr 18, 11:29pm -
  • Rare brown bear dies in Italy capture operation
    The endangered animal died in Italy during an attempt to fit him with a collar to track movements.
    - 4 days ago, 21 Apr 18, 8:13am -
  • The best and worst space films, according to Nasa
    The best and worst space films, according to Nasa
    - 4 days ago, 21 Apr 18, 8:04am -
  • Scientists discover mechanism behind motor neurone disease
    An international team found that a protein causes brain cells to die when it is stuck in the jelly phase.
    - 5 days ago, 20 Apr 18, 12:48pm -
  • National Trust needs to be 'radical'
    The new director-general of the National Trust says the charity needs to reach out to people in urban areas.
    - 5 days ago, 20 Apr 18, 9:27am -
  • Oxford Dodo was shot in head, scans find
    The world-famous specimen is the world's best-preserved example of the extinct bird.
    - 5 days ago, 20 Apr 18, 12:52am -
  • Closing gender gap in physics 'will take generations'
    The gender gap in science subjects like physics is likely to persist for hundreds of years, study suggests.
    - 5 days ago, 20 Apr 18, 12:40am -
  • Solar sailing
    How can you create public transport in the jungle without polluting it? The isolated Achuar peoples of Ecuador have created an ingenious solution.
    - 6 days ago, 19 Apr 18, 11:14pm -
  • Bajau people 'evolved bigger spleens' for free-diving
    In an example of human natural selection, Asia's Bajau people have evolved bigger spleens for diving.
    - 6 days ago, 19 Apr 18, 6:49pm -
  • Poison project
    Scientist Vladimir Uglev has no doubt the agent that poisoned the Skripals was made in Russia.
    - 6 days ago, 19 Apr 18, 4:00pm -
  • Plastic straw and cotton bud ban proposed
    Plan for a ban in England is announced as Commonwealth leaders are urged to tackle plastic waste.
    - 6 days ago, 19 Apr 18, 1:51pm -
  • Planet-hunter launches from Florida
    The US space agency's Tess satellite lifts off on a mission to find thousands of new worlds.
    - 6 days ago, 19 Apr 18, 12:22am -
  • 100 Women: 'Record number' of Nepalese women climbing Everest this season
    A record number of Nepalese women are climbing Mount Everest this spring season, officials tell the BBC.
    - 7 days ago, 18 Apr 18, 10:55pm -
  • Last of the wild asses back from the brink
    Wild equines are being reintroduced to the grasslands of Kazakhstan where they once roamed in large numbers.
    - 7 days ago, 18 Apr 18, 10:50pm -
  • Heatwaves 'cook' Great Barrier Reef corals
    Recurring spells of ocean warming impact the diversity of coral reef communities.
    - 7 days ago, 18 Apr 18, 5:12pm -
  • Keeping livers 'alive' boosts transplant success, trial finds
    The alternative to ice involves pumping livers with blood, nutrients and medicines while in a machine.
    - 7 days ago, 18 Apr 18, 4:59pm -
  • Chemical attack
    Experts describe the challenges facing those investigating an alleged chemical attack in Syria.
    - 7 days ago, 18 Apr 18, 1:22pm -
  • Meteorite diamonds 'came from lost planet'
    The space rock that exploded in 2008 seems to have come from the early Solar System.
    - 7 days ago, 18 Apr 18, 12:34pm -
  • Costa Coffee vows 'cup recycling revolution'
    The UK's biggest coffee chain says it will recycle as many disposable cups as it sells by 2020.
    - 7 days ago, 18 Apr 18, 8:03am -
  • Will China beat the world to nuclear fusion and clean energy?
    China's nuclear fusion research might put the country at the fore of future clean energy solutions.
    - 7 days ago, 18 Apr 18, 12:53am -
  • Bialowieza forest: Poland broke EU law by logging
    Poland violated EU law by ordering large-scale logging in Bialowieza forest, Europe's top court says.
    - 8 days ago, 17 Apr 18, 9:52am -
  • Reality Check
    It's not as easy to recycle your takeaway coffee cup as people may have thought.
    - 8 days ago, 17 Apr 18, 12:01am -
  • Past in focus
    Ancient DNA from human remains has helped construct a new narrative for human history.
    - 14 days ago, 11 Apr 18, 11:13pm -
  • Magnetic water
    Satellites make the most detailed observations yet of the magnetism generated by moving seawater.
    - 15 days ago, 10 Apr 18, 9:25pm -
  • Hunting mystery giant lightning from space
    Space station mission takes storm chasing to new heights
    - 19 days ago, 6 Apr 18, 11:18pm -
  • Vanishing lake
    It's been shrinking fast, but could a plan to divert water to one of Africa's largest lakes stop it disappearing?
    - 25 days ago, 31 Mar 18, 1:18am -
  • Iron test
    A Manchester-led team tests the detector system it will use in Antarctica to find hidden iron meteorites.
    - 28 days ago, 28 Mar 18, 9:48am -
  • Engineering giant
    A new museum dedicated to IK Brunel reveals the man behind the carefully cultivated public image.
    - 33 days ago, 23 Mar 18, 12:28am -
  • Human-eye VR
    VR has suffered from an image problem, so could very high resolution headsets be the answer?
    - 33 days ago, 23 Mar 18, 12:16am -
  • 2,000 days on Mars
    The Nasa robot this week celebrates 2,000 martian days investigating the surface of the Red Planet.
    - 34 days ago, 22 Mar 18, 9:07am -
  • Toxic task
    The organisation keeping track of the deadly chemicals held by countries around the world.
    - 36 days ago, 20 Mar 18, 11:12am -
  • Rare poison
    Sergei and Yulia Skripal were poisoned by Novichok nerve agents, the PM says. So what are they?
    - 37 days ago, 19 Mar 18, 1:09pm -
  • Glorious mud
    Meet the "mudlarkers" looking for archaeological artefacts along the banks of the Thames.
    - 40 days ago, 16 Mar 18, 6:11pm -
  • Rotten ideas
    As the fight against plastic pollution gains momentum, firms are tackling the issue in different ways.
    - 40 days ago, 16 Mar 18, 12:21am -
  • Adapt or die
    In the first of our Future of Work series, we look at how new tech could change our working lives.
    - 40 days ago, 16 Mar 18, 12:01am -
  • Stephen Hawking dies: Scientist's most memorable quotes
    Remembering some of the key theories and quotes of the world renowned physicist, who has died.
    - 42 days ago, 14 Mar 18, 1:06pm -
  • Stephen Hawking: A life in pictures
    The physicist, who battled motor neurone disease for most of his life, has died at the age of 76.
    - 42 days ago, 14 Mar 18, 11:24am -
  • Obituary: Stephen Hawking
    Despite a crippling illness, Stephen Hawking became one of the most respected scientists of his age.
    - 42 days ago, 14 Mar 18, 9:19am -
  • Nerve agents
    A nerve agent was used to poison a Russian former spy and his daughter. What are they and what do they do?
    - 44 days ago, 12 Mar 18, 5:44pm -
  • Recycling gum
    A British designer wants used gum recycled into useful objects - also leading to cleaner streets.
    - 50 days ago, 6 Mar 18, 12:39am -
  • Water stress
    A report has said the south Indian city is likely to run out of water - but is this really the case?
    - 50 days ago, 6 Mar 18, 12:26am -
  • Fast charge
    A breakthrough in materials technology could see fast-charging supercapacitors rival lithium-ion batteries.
    - 50 days ago, 6 Mar 18, 12:15am -
  • Lassa fever
    Since the beginning of the year, Nigeria has been gripped by an outbreak of the deadly Lassa fever.
    - 51 days ago, 5 Mar 18, 12:58pm -
  • Sound of speed
    The Bloodhound supersonic car will produce a huge amount of noise when it starts running later this year.
    - 51 days ago, 5 Mar 18, 12:38pm -
  • Body hack
    The body-hackers who believe chips under the skin could replace keys and wallets in future.
    - 53 days ago, 3 Mar 18, 4:01am -
  • Scarcer snow?
    In the UK, there is evidence to suggest that snowfall has decreased over the past few decades. Worldwide, it's a more complicated picture.
    - 55 days ago, 1 Mar 18, 12:34am -
  • Nile conflict
    A new dam on the river Nile could trigger the world's first war about water, writes Alastair Leithead.
    - 60 days ago, 24 Feb 18, 1:38am -

BBC Technology

BBC Health

BBC Earth

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NPR Science

AP Science

  • newMysterious mummy found in Iran could be father of last shah
    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Construction workers in Iran may have unearthed the mummified remains of Reza Shah Pahlavi, the father of the country's last monarch, nearly four decades after the Islamic Revolution toppled the dynasty.
    - 21 hours ago, 24 Apr 18, 2:09pm -
  • New NASA boss gets 'hearty congratulations' from space
    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA's new boss is already getting cheers from space.
    - 2 days ago, 23 Apr 18, 4:33pm -
  • Michigan water activist, 6 others win environmental prize
    FLINT, Mich. (AP) — A woman who played a key role in exposing the lead-tainted water disaster in Flint, Michigan, is among seven people from around the world to be awarded a Goldman Environmental Prize for grassroots environmental activism.
    - 2 days ago, 23 Apr 18, 3:35pm -
  • Census finds increase in Mekong River's Irrawaddy dolphins
    PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — The number of critically endangered Irrawaddy dolphins along a stretch of the Mekong River has increased for the first time in 20 years but the animals still face serious threats, Cambodia's government and a major conser…
    - 2 days ago, 23 Apr 18, 6:46am -
  • Construction robots weld, bolt, lift to beat worker shortage
    TOKYO (AP) — Robots that can weld, lift and bolt are being developed to help bridge labor shortages at Japanese construction sites, though their use will be limited to night shifts when no human workers will be nearby due to safety and regulatory c…
    - 2 days ago, 23 Apr 18, 6:40am -

Christian Science Monitor

NBC News - Science

NOVA Vodcast

  • SLoS | James Levine: "I Came Alive as a Person"
    James Levine is a medical doctor and obesity researcher at the Mayo Clinic and Arizona State University. He is also the inventor of the treadmill desk. While he's standing up (whether at his treadmill desk or not), James is also a slam poetry champio…
    - 1 May 14, 5:00pm -
  • SLoS|Crystal Dilworth: Ballet, Neuroscience & A Man Eating Plant
    Crystal Dilworth recently completed her Ph.D. in Molecular Neuroscience at Cal Tech. Her research has focused on the molecular basis for nicotine dependence. An accomplished life-long dancer, Crystal now choreographs Cal Tech's musical productions. T…
    - 17 Apr 14, 5:00pm -
  • SLoS|Geoff Tabin: Getting Sight Back
    Geoff Tabin is a Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences and Director of International Ophthalmology at the John A. Moran Eye Center and University of Utah. He is also the Co-Founder of the Himalayan Cataract Project. While not curing blindnes…
    - 3 Apr 14, 5:00pm -
  • SLoS|Bill Nye: I Took Astronomy From Carl Sagan
    Bill Nye is a Cornell-trained engineer who worked at Boeing before winning a gazillion Emmys and turning millions of kid onto science as "Bill Nye, the Science Guy." The man also totally knows how to rock a bow tie.Exclusive funding for "The Secret…
    - 27 Mar 14, 5:00pm -
  • SLoS | Kate Sweeny: Shake Off Your Anxiety
    Kate Sweeny is an Assistant Professor of Psychology at the University of California Riverside. She studies threat management in everyday life – how we wait for potentially bad news. By night and on the weekends, Kate pursues her passion for belly d…
    - 27 Feb 14, 5:00pm -
  • (Refeed) NOVA Short| Space Kids
    For Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) engineers, Curiosity's landing represented the culmination of many years of hard work and personal aspiration. In this video, they trace their love of space back to their childhood and express their gratitude for b…
    - 20 Feb 14, 5:00pm -
  • Finding Earth-Like Planets | NOVA Short
    Scientists have never set foot on an alien world, but that hasn’t kept them from looking for life beyond our solar system. In this short video, astrophysicist Lisa Kaltenegger explains how we determine whether a far-off planet could harbor life.V…
    - 9 Jan 14, 5:00pm -
  • Judo with Nature | NOVA Short
    Eco-engineers in the Netherlands are taking hints from nature to rein in flooding. One idea is to plant trees in front of dikes to lower the height of approaching waves. They compare this type of approach to judo—they are using the forces of nature…
    - 12 Dec 13, 4:00pm -
  • Reimagining New York | NOVA Short
    Disaster risk management expert Klaus Jacob speaks candidly about the effects of climate change and sea level rise on New York City. He says we need to think ahead to what New York will look like 400 years from now in order to plan effectively.Fund…
    - 5 Dec 13, 4:00pm -
  • JFK | NOVA Short
    Witnesses to JFK's assassination heard three shots, and police found three cartridges in Oswald's perch. Nevertheless, only two bullets were ever found. Could this missing bullet have hit a tree or the pavement? And if so, why was it never located? F…
    - 22 Nov 13, 4:00pm -
  • Cryonics| NOVA Short
    Since 1972, a company called Alcor has been preserving legally dead people at very low temperatures. The hope is that in the future, scientists will be able to revive these "patients," giving them a chance for eternal life. It may sound like the stuf…
    - 7 Nov 13, 4:00pm -
  • Cockroach Cyborgs| NOVA's Gross Science
    Gross Science: With just a few simple tools, anyone can turn a cockroach into a tiny controllable 'bugborg.' Why would you want to? It turns out that these nasty pests could turn into life savers in the future.National corporate funding for NOVA is…
    - 17 Oct 13, 4:00pm -
  • Carnivorous Plants and Killer Ants | NOVA's Gross Science
    Gross Science: These flesh-eating plants usually prey on unsuspecting insects. But one species of ant calls this plant home. Watch the drama unfold... through watercolor animation!National corporate funding for NOVA is provided by The Boeing Compan…
    - 3 Oct 13, 4:00pm -
  • NOVA Labs|The Making of a Cloud
    Clouds affect us every day, no matter the weather. But what exactly are clouds and how do they form? And how can they help us predict severe storms, the availability of water, and our future climate?NOVA is produced by WGBH in Boston. National corp…
    - 5 Sep 13, 4:00pm -
  • NOVA Labs|Clouds and Severe Storms
    We might prefer beautiful weather reports, but we really pay attention when severe storms are predicted. So how do Earth's most powerful storms develop, and how is this related to cloud formation?NOVA is produced by WGBH in Boston. National corpora…
    - 29 Aug 13, 4:00pm -
  • NOVA Labs|Why So Many Cloud Types?
    What exactly is a cloud? Why do clouds form over some areas and not others? Take a look inside: learn about factors that cause clouds to develop in the first place and find out why there are so many different types.NOVA is produced by WGBH in Bosto…
    - 22 Aug 13, 4:00pm -
  • NOVA Labs|Clouds and Weather
    A perfectly sunny day one moment and driving rain the next. What atmospheric conditions are involved in the development of storm clouds and the dramatic weather effects they can unleash?NOVA is produced by WGBH in Boston. National corporate funding…
    - 15 Aug 13, 4:00pm -
  • NOVA Labs|The Climate Wild Card
    Clouds have a powerful influence on the temperature of our planet. Just how they will respond as global temperatures increase is one of the most pressing scientific questions of our time.NOVA is produced by WGBH in Boston. National corporate fundi…
    - 8 Aug 13, 4:00pm -
  • (Refeed) Of Mice and Memory
    Mice placed in enriched environments can recover lost memories, giving hope to those who study Alzheimer's.Funding for NOVA scienceNOW is provided by the National Science Foundation, the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, and PBS viewers.NOVA is produce…
    - 18 Jul 13, 5:00pm -
  • (Refeed) NSN | Can Machines Think Like Us?
    A computer named Watson is the latest contestant in machine versus human battles of the "mind." Funding for NOVA scienceNOW is provided by the National Science Foundation, the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, and PBS viewers.National corporate funding…
    - 9 Jul 13, 4:00pm -
  • NSN | New Photos of Einstein's Brain
    Researchers who've studied Einstein's brain have long known that parts of his parietal lobe—a part of the brain involved in spatial imagination—were unusually large. But now, a collection of 14 photographs missing since 1955 have revealed that Ei…
    - 27 Jun 13, 4:00pm -
  • (Refeed) NSN | Autism Genes
    Researchers have begun to zero in on genes that might be responsible for autism.NOVA is produced by WGBH in Boston. National corporate funding for NOVA is provided by The Boeing Company. Major funding for NOVA is provided by David H. Koch, the Corp…
    - 20 Jun 13, 5:00pm -
  • (Refeed) NOVA Short | Quantum Confidential
    If you were a spy, how could you ensure that an encrypted message got safely to your allies? Send it using entangled particles! Here, watch how a technique called quantum cryptography could save a state secret from falling into enemy hands.Major fu…
    - 13 Jun 13, 4:00pm -
  • The Egyptian Bow
    Water buffalo tusks, fish bladders, and animal sinew all went into the making of the ancient Egyptian composite bow. While the materials may seem primitive, this powerful weapon was not so different from the bows of today.NOVA is produced by WGBH i…
    - 5 Jun 13, 5:00pm -
  • (Refeed) NSN | Profile: Luis von Ahn
    A computer scientist finds novel ways to stop spammers and harness the brainpower of millions of people.NOVA is produced by WGBH in Boston. Funding for NOVA scienceNOW is provided by the National Science Foundation, the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation,…
    - 30 May 13, 5:00pm -
  • (Refeed) Stem Cells Breakthrough
    Three separate teams overcome a biomedical hurdle-creating stem cells without the use of human embryos.NOVA is produced by WGBH in Boston. Funding for NOVA scienceNOW is provided by the National Science Foundation, the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, a…
    - 23 May 13, 5:00pm -
  • (Refeed) NOVA Short | Chemotherapy and Breast Cancer
    It used to be standard practice that all patients received chemotherapy after surgery to prevent the recurrence of breast cancer. Today, a genetic test called Oncotype DX allows doctors to analyze the genome of a patient's cancer cells. The results c…
    - 16 May 13, 5:00pm -
  • (Refeed) Brain Trauma
    Knocks to the head may seem funny in cartoons, sports replays, and YouTube videos, but even minor head injuries often lead to serious concussions. A concussion may leave no trace on a conventional MRI scan yet cause permanent memory loss, attention p…
    - 9 May 13, 9:00pm -
  • (Refeed) NSN | Replacing Body Parts
    Custom-made hearts, lungs, kidneys, and other organs could revolutionize organ transplantation. NOVA is produced by WGBH in Boston. Funding for NOVA scienceNOW is provided by the National Science Foundation, the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, and PBS…
    - 2 May 13, 4:00pm -
  • (Refeed) NSN Short|Aiding Aging Muscles
    See how "exercise in a pill" could one day help the elderly and the bedridden.For more, visit pbs.org/sciencenowNOVA is produced by WGBH in Boston. Funding for NOVA scienceNOW is provided by the National Science Foundation, the Alfred P. Sloan Fou…
    - 25 Apr 13, 5:00pm -
  • (Refeed) NSN | Public Genomes
    Thousands of people are signing up to post their DNA sequences on the Internet, for all to see. Are they crazy?Funding for NOVA scienceNOW is provided by the National Science Foundation, the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, and PBS viewers.NOVA is pro…
    - 18 Apr 13, 5:00pm -
  • (Refeed) NSN | Revealing the Origins of Life
    How did molecules first make the leap from non-living to living? An English chemist may have solved part of the mystery.Funding for NOVA scienceNOW is provided by the National Science Foundation, the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, and PBS viewers.NO…
    - 11 Apr 13, 4:00pm -
  • (Refeed) Dark Matter
    Learn more about dark matter, and how science is searching for it. Watch past episodes of the program, try out interactives, and more on our Web site: www.pbs.org/nova/sciencenowFunding for NOVA scienceNOW is provided by the National Science Foun…
    - 4 Apr 13, 8:00pm -
  • (Refeed) Personal Genome Project
    The Personal Genome Project, spearheaded by George Church, the Director of Harvard's Center for Computational Genetics, aims to recruit 100,000 people to offer up their DNA and personal life histories, all in an effort to further knowledge of human g…
    - 28 Mar 13, 6:00pm -
  • (Refeed) Higgs Boson Revealed
    Go behind the scenes at CERN for exclusive interviews with lead scientists on the historic 4 July announcement. Hear from Joe Incandela of CMS, Fabiola Gianotti of ATLAS, and Lyn Evans of the Large Hadron Collider Project on what the exciting and lon…
    - 21 Mar 13, 5:00pm -
  • (Refeed) The Higgs Particle Matters
    In 1964, physicist Peter Higgs predicted the existence of the Higgs boson, a particle that would confer mass on other particles. Today, scientists at the Large Hadron Collider at CERN may be on the brink of finding the Higgs. In this clip from "The F…
    - 14 Mar 13, 5:00pm -
  • NOVA Short | The Volga Trade Route
    The Vikings didn't invent crucible steel, so where did it come from? Many experts believe that the Volga trade route supplied Vikings with prized crucible steel from the Middle East, where people were more practiced in the art of forging it.NOVA is…
    - 1 Mar 13, 5:00pm -
  • (Refeed) NOVA Short | Evolution in Action
    NOVA visits David Wake, a renowned evolutionary biologist at the University of California, Berkeley, as he explains why members of the same species of California salamander look and behave so differently. It's a case study of Darwin's theory of evolu…
    - 14 Feb 13, 4:00pm -
  • NSN Short | Egyptian Armor
    Protective armor was a necessity in Egyptian chariot warfare. Military historian Mike Loades explains what made it so strong.Funding for NOVA is provided by David H. Koch, the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, the Corporation for Public Broadcasting…
    - 7 Feb 13, 5:00pm -
  • NOVA Short| Scripting the Truth
    An innovative computer-based handwriting analysis technique helps NOVA dig deeper into the kidnapping of Charles Lindbergh's baby. But while the results might sway investigators in a certain direction, they certainly aren't definitive.NOVA is produ…
    - 31 Jan 13, 5:00pm -
  • NOVA Short| Swarming Drones
    A University of Pennsylvania lab is developing tiny drones that sense their environment.Funding for NOVA is provided by David H. Koch, the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, and PBS viewers.
    - 24 Jan 13, 5:00pm -
  • NOVA Short| A Neanderthal Burial
    Until recently, scientists have encountered scant evidence of Neanderthal ritual or religious practice. A new discovery, though, suggests that Neanderthals—much like today's bear hunters—ceremoniously cut off panther paws and kept them as trophie…
    - 17 Jan 13, 5:00pm -
  • NOVA Short| A Volcanic Labyrinth
    Thrihnukagigur crater is the only place on Earth where the anatomy of a volcano can be studied from the inside. When geologists journeyed into its heart, they discovered that a network of fissures links together distant volcanoes.Additional funding…
    - 10 Jan 13, 5:00pm -
  • NOVA Short| Meet the Volcanoes
    In big blockbuster films, all volcanoes look the same: they are huge pointed peaks that violently erupt, destroying everything in their path. While some volcanoes do look like their Hollywood stand-ins, many others do not. In fact, they vary in size,…
    - 3 Jan 13, 5:00pm -
  • SLoS|10 Questions for Bruce Jackson
    Bruce Jackson is Professor and Head of the Biotechnology Programs at Massachusetts Bay Community College. His work focuses on how DNA - in conjunction with other tools - can help solve mysteries of ancestry, forensics and evolution. Bruce is also an…
    - 13 Dec 12, 5:00pm -
  • SLoS|10 Questions for Ian Lipkin
    Ian Lipkin is a self-described "microbe hunter." A professor at Columbia University, he does research on a wide array of infectious diseases. When Ian's not in the lab, he helps Hollywood put science up on the silver screen. Among his many other cont…
    - 5 Dec 12, 5:00pm -
  • SLoS|10 Questions with Tom Yang
    We ask Tom Yang 10 Questions, and he tells us about a surprise Elvis sighting. Tom Yang is a food technologist for the US Army's Food Processing, Engineering and Technology Team. In his off-hours, Tom makes like his idols, Elvis Presley and Mick Jagg…
    - 29 Nov 12, 5:00pm -
  • NOVA Short| Space Kids
    For Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) engineers, Curiosity's landing represented the culmination of many years of hard work and personal aspiration. In this video, they trace their love of space back to their childhood and express their gratitude for b…
    - 22 Nov 12, 5:00pm -
  • NOVA Short| Finding Earth-Like Planets
    Scientists have never set foot on an alien world, but that hasn't kept them from looking for life beyond our solar system. In this short video, astrophysicist Lisa Kaltenegger explains how we determine whether a far-off planet could harbor life.Vid…
    - 16 Nov 12, 5:00pm -
  • NSN Short| The Waggle Dance
    Honeybees communicate using the "Waggle Dance," a form of bee body language. A worker bee will shake her body after finding a food source or potential nest site. The direction and length of each shimmy indicates to her hivemates the distance and dire…
    - 8 Nov 12, 5:00pm -
  • SLoS|10 Questions for Michelle Thaller
    We ask Michelle Thaller 10 questions, and she talks a lot about Carl Sagan. Michelle Thaller is an astronomer at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center. She loves to study binary stars and the life cycles of the stars. In her off-hours, Michelle often pu…
    - 31 Oct 12, 5:00pm -
  • NSN Short| Five Reasons to Eat Insects
    Looking for a culinary adventure? Try some bugs for dinner. They are a nutritious and eco-friendly alternative to common livestock. But, whether they're delicious or not is a matter of personal taste. Funding for NOVA scienceNOW is provided by the…
    - 24 Oct 12, 4:00pm -
  • SLoS | Guitar Hero and Clarinetist: Eran Egozy
    Meet Eran Egozy-a developer of Guitar Hero and Rock Band by profession and a clarinetist on the side. He is one of the scientists that we are profiling on "The Secret Life of Scientists," a web-exclusive series from NOVA. Every two weeks, you'll hav…
    - 19 Oct 12, 5:00pm -
  • NSN Short| David Pogue's Brain Scan
    What could you learn just by looking at a brain? As it turns out, Dean Falk could probably tell you a lot. She is an anthropologist at Florida State University and at the School for Advanced Research in Santa Fe, New Mexico. And when she examines Dav…
    - 27 Sep 12, 5:00pm -
  • NSN Short| Hippocampus Humor
    Meet the hippocampus, a part of the brain responsible for memory and navigation. Then, stay tuned for some brainy slapstick comedy.Funding for NOVA scienceNOW is provided by the National Science Foundation, the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, the…
    - 20 Sep 12, 5:00pm -
  • (refeed) NSN | Emergence
    How does the "intelligence" of an ant colony or the stock market arise out of the simple actions of its members?NOVA is produced by WGBH in Boston. Funding for NOVA is provided by David H. Koch, the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, the Corporation…
    - 13 Sep 12, 5:00pm -
  • (Refeed) NOVA Short | The Memorial Plaques
    The names of the victims of September 11 are inscribed on 152 bronze panels that will line the 9/11 Memorial. In this short video, take a tour of the plant where the panels are fabricated with co-owner Jim Moretti to learn how these beautiful plaques…
    - 7 Sep 12, 4:00pm -

PBS Science NOW

  • Faith and Climate Change
    Faith and climate science are not at odds, says Evangelical Meteorologist Paul Douglas.
    - 7 days ago, 18 Apr 18, 4:00am -
  • What's the Universe Made Of?
    Peer into the universe’s deep unknowns to explore the mysteries of dark matter and energy.
    - 7 days ago, 18 Apr 18, 4:00am -
  • Can We Make Life?
    A revolution in gene editing enables scientists to create and edit DNA like never before.
    - 7 days ago, 18 Apr 18, 4:00am -
  • Understanding the Climate Clock
    The climate has changed on a schedule for millennia. Have humans broken the climate clock?
    - 7 days ago, 18 Apr 18, 4:00am -
  • Why There's No Climate Hoax
    Ecologist Stephen Pacala says a climate change conspiracy is impossible.
    - 7 days ago, 18 Apr 18, 4:00am -
  • The Law All Languages Obey
    Can a mathematical formula prove that dolphins have language?
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