Research in Action Archive
01 May 2013, 08:32 PM ET
The fungus, extracted from horse feces, is a potential biofuels source.
24 April 2013, 10:15 AM ET
Chemical imaging of mineral surfaces gives clues to the chemistry on the early Earth.
10 April 2013, 11:09 AM ET
Researcher Joseph Bahlman designs a robotic flapper inspired by bats incredible wings.
10 April 2013, 11:04 AM ET
Researcher Joseph Bahlman designs a robotic flapper inspired by bats.
05 April 2013, 12:21 PM ET
Real-world research set the tone for these students' futures.
27 March 2013, 11:52 AM ET
Using a new technique for processing and analyzing incoming starlight, astronomers can decipher the chemistry of extrasolar planets.
20 March 2013, 03:10 PM ET
Researchers have discovered a molecular crystal with ferroelectric properties.
18 March 2013, 05:26 PM ET
Portable sensors allow users to monitor exposure to pollution with smartphones.
14 March 2013, 04:27 PM ET
Two research studies help explain why Chang Shan may have medicinal power.
07 March 2013, 04:48 PM ET
This tool will allow researchers and students to create, manipulate, and use a representative collection of human body meshes with organs.
14 February 2013, 04:54 PM ET
Scientists, teachers and journalists descend on Boston to talk new discoveries.
13 February 2013, 06:26 PM ET
As plankton munch on the mineral, they may contribute to cooling the climate.
06 February 2013, 02:00 AM ET
The new materials improve filtration of the deadly cytokines that cause sepsis.
30 January 2013, 03:42 PM ET
Researchers track the protective caps to learn more about how they function after cell division.
23 January 2013, 06:46 PM ET
Scientists work to understand how fast Greenland's massive ice sheet might melt in a warming climate.
16 January 2013, 07:57 AM ET
InGaAs transistors could speed up and lighten up our technology.
09 January 2013, 11:51 AM ET
The research-sized kiln promises to further research in the new thermal modification technology.
27 December 2012, 02:32 PM ET
This software works with a scanner to help diagnose and manage various medical conditions, including diabetes.
20 December 2012, 12:07 AM ET
Scientists at NYU make progress on long-term freezing of biological materials with this finding.
12 December 2012, 03:12 PM ET
Radio galaxy Hercules A as never seen before.
05 December 2012, 06:46 PM ET
Science lessons from across the country combined with hands-on experiences intrigue students.
29 November 2012, 07:46 PM ET
Fish thrive in the Velella Project Beta-trial testing a drifting fish pen concept.
21 November 2012, 06:20 PM ET
Future manufacturing could be revolutionized.
14 November 2012, 05:17 PM ET
By studying how planarians re-form scientists may move one step closer to replacing human tissue and cells.
07 November 2012, 03:16 PM ET
The foram hold millions of years of ocean and climate data, keys to the development of our oceans today.
31 October 2012, 12:18 PM ET
Landslides from the 2010 earthquake are helping to reveal Haiti's past.
24 October 2012, 08:58 PM ET
Cells bounce back from self-destruction.
17 October 2012, 06:20 PM ET
Mass production of these 'nanoresonators' may make dropped calls and slow downloads history.
10 October 2012, 01:16 PM ET
Physicists at Caltech helped to develop the first machine able to weigh a single molecule.
03 October 2012, 09:17 PM ET
A research team at The University of Texas at Austin explores 3D renderings of how planets form.
27 September 2012, 07:35 PM ET
A decade of research leads to a deeper understanding of how genes interact.
19 September 2012, 11:00 AM ET
High school students from several states traveled across the world to study with a team of international researchers.
17 September 2012, 04:53 PM ET
Several students from across the United States traveled to Greenland in the research experience of a lifetime with Joint Science Education Progran (JSEP).
12 September 2012, 01:44 PM ET
Evidence points to a red giant star.
05 September 2012, 02:00 AM ET
New design tool nixes mouse, users create shapes with hands only.
31 August 2012, 11:02 AM ET
Save your finger tips — new biosensor tests blood sugar through saliva, tears and urine.