14 August 2013, 04:38 PM ET
It lives in warm waters and can swim up your nose to your brain, but fortunately infections are rare.
12 August 2013, 07:43 PM ET
Hyperloop speeds capsules containing up to 28 passengers each through low-pressure tubes at just under the speed of sound.
12 August 2013, 06:05 PM ET
Elon Musk's Hyperloop tube system could get you there faster than a passenger airplane.
05 August 2013, 04:20 PM ET
The endocrine system produces hormones that regulate your body and mind.
05 August 2013, 04:11 PM ET
How the human body's urinary system works.
30 July 2013, 03:35 PM ET
The lymphatic system helps keep the body healthy by eliminating infections and diseases.
10 July 2013, 04:09 PM ET
Rare earths play a crucial role in the manufacture of modern electronics gear.
10 July 2013, 12:00 AM ET
A 2011 study ranked U.S. counties according to fitness of its citizens.
08 July 2013, 05:47 PM ET
A look at the disease-fighting immune system.
05 July 2013, 03:41 PM ET
Using a mouse is giving way to using your hands for interacting with the computer.
05 July 2013, 03:25 PM ET
How architects' ideas have developed about the mega-city of the future.
03 July 2013, 12:26 PM ET
How the history of computers has brought us to the age of cloud computing.
03 July 2013, 11:40 AM ET
A handheld laser weapon is the stuff of science fiction, but the military finds lots of uses for lasers on the battlefield.
02 July 2013, 05:02 PM ET
E-reader makers and octopi are both experts in creating images on a surface.
01 July 2013, 04:31 PM ET
New prosthetics and medical techniques are saving soldiers' lives after the battlefield.
27 June 2013, 03:39 PM ET
Drones are now being used by all sorts of military and civilian organizations.
18 June 2013, 11:34 AM ET
The process of creating 3D solid objects from a digital computer model.
21 May 2013, 03:19 PM ET
A chart of tornado deaths since 1875.
16 May 2013, 04:53 PM ET
Cloning can produce unspecialized stem cells that can be induced to grow into various types of body cells.
15 May 2013, 10:22 AM ET
The recommended 30 minutes of daily exercise could be cut to 7 minutes with a new high-intensity workout routine.
26 April 2013, 04:55 PM ET
Massachusetts was the first state to legalize gay marriage, in 2004.
22 April 2013, 05:50 PM ET
Only half polled knew what "fracking" was, and only 1 in 5 knew that nitrogen makes up most of Earth's atmosphere.
19 April 2013, 05:18 PM ET
Ammonium nitrate, a key ingredient in fertilizer, can be powerfully explosive under certain conditions.
08 April 2013, 07:00 PM ET
What Einstein called "spooky action at a distance" links pairs of particles even when separated.
26 March 2013, 02:51 PM ET
One of the most active volcanoes on Earth, Hawaii's Kilauea has erupted continually for more than 30 years.
25 March 2013, 10:02 AM ET
Pew Research Center polling found slightly more support for gay marriage than opposition to it.
18 March 2013, 05:06 PM ET
The skin is the largest organ of the body, and helps protect it from the environment.
18 March 2013, 01:16 PM ET
Find out about the workings of the brain and nerves.
10 March 2013, 03:35 PM ET
Huge stresses beneath the surface moved plates of the Earth's crust hundreds of feet horizontally and dozens of feet vertically.
01 March 2013, 04:25 PM ET
Find out all about the blood, lungs and blood vessels that make up the circulatory system.
28 February 2013, 03:26 PM ET
Explore the entire Earth's surface from highest peaks to mysterious depths.
19 February 2013, 05:08 PM ET
A study by the Pew Research Center shows that the total number of Catholics in the world has tripled in the past century.