Behind the Scenes Archive
04 March 2013, 02:40 PM ET
Recent research indicates some prey may inhibit attacks by signaling predators.
18 February 2013, 01:53 PM ET
A Harvard research team makes progress in a new material for creating better prosthetics.
08 February 2013, 04:32 PM ET
Experts in China are working with Michigan State University to grow the population size of wild, protected pandas.
01 February 2013, 03:53 PM ET
Synthetic biologists reinvent the role of bacteria with engineering know-how.
25 January 2013, 04:51 PM ET
Principle investigator Paul Cholmsky explores why ExploreLearning's educational software Reflex works.
25 January 2013, 04:40 PM ET
Students and teachers love what the Reflex program does for learning.
25 January 2013, 04:05 PM ET
The award-winning online system is changing the way students, and teachers, look at learning math facts.
18 January 2013, 07:49 AM ET
Her experience leads to new solutions to fight biological build-up.
28 December 2012, 08:20 PM ET
Home care research seeks to lengthen independent living for the elderly.
17 December 2012, 11:19 AM ET
Biorubbers offer unique protection.
07 December 2012, 05:21 PM ET
Tradable permit systems for air and water pollution markets in New Zealand synergize to have greater impact on reducing pollution.
30 November 2012, 05:53 PM ET
Researchers have developed a bacteria to fight this long-lasting man-made pollution.
26 November 2012, 03:00 PM ET
Berkeley undergrad Allison Shultz replicated an early 20th century study of birds on campus.
16 November 2012, 05:21 PM ET
NEON is a unique, indoor location system that aids security efforts.
09 November 2012, 02:44 PM ET
George Mason University undergraduate students design a self-feeding device for a student with disabilities.
03 November 2012, 10:24 AM ET
LabQuest and Logger Pro devices offer assistance while conducting scientific research.
26 October 2012, 07:49 PM ET
Recent developments in materials and devices for terahertz wave manipulation have opened the door to new, improved applications in imaging and communications.
19 October 2012, 05:04 PM ET
Citizen-science group's efforts help coastal ecology.
12 October 2012, 05:24 PM ET
Scientists use chemistry to learn about an ancient bronze “money tree.”
05 October 2012, 04:03 PM ET
In a time of great need, the Green Bank Staff gave in a great way.
28 September 2012, 08:56 PM ET
Assistive robotics help children overcome adverse developmental effects of congenital immobility.
21 September 2012, 05:48 PM ET
Michelle Starz-Gaiano investigates the mysteries of cell migration during egg development.
14 September 2012, 09:55 PM ET
Chronic traumatic encephalopathy symptoms related to blast exposure and tackling can be greatly lessened by controlling the reactive movement of the head.
07 September 2012, 06:57 PM ET
Does fructose make our bones fragile?
31 August 2012, 04:51 PM ET
The powder, containing a photoactive compound, offers a treatment for the potentially lethal bacteria, A. baumannii, by simply adding sunlight.
24 August 2012, 04:20 PM ET
Academic researchers and industry members collaborate to better understand how an entire building of a cold-formed steel reacts to an earthquake.
17 August 2012, 02:00 AM ET
Researchers have discovered combinations of smart materials to create safer bridges.
13 August 2012, 04:06 PM ET
To test the performance of the smart materials, a shake table test was conducted on columns constructed with each material. Here, a roughly 8.0 magnitude earthquake is applied to a conventional steel and concrete bridge.
10 August 2012, 11:21 AM ET
This citizen-science program teaches everyday people how, in their own backyards, to create wildlife friendly habitats.
03 August 2012, 02:00 AM ET
A lifetime of research points to changes in butterfly populations due to a warming climate.
27 July 2012, 08:28 PM ET
Scientists enlist the help of citizen science to explore changes in the ladybug population.
20 July 2012, 06:19 PM ET
A miniaturized ultrasound device called acoustic tweezers is used to capture and manipulate tiny biological materials at Penn State University.
06 July 2012, 09:54 AM ET
Scientists shed light on how the caged-carbon molecules form.
22 June 2012, 02:13 PM ET
Dedicated mentor honored with Presidential award for work supporting diversity in the materials research Ph. D pipeline.
15 June 2012, 04:11 PM ET
Young loggerhead turtles navigate the entire North Atlantic basin during their solo marathon migrations, using magnetic fields to guide them.
08 June 2012, 02:53 PM ET
New carbon nanotube technology could lead to fast, energy efficient computing.