Behind the Scenes Archive
23 July 2013, 01:44 PM ET
This eco-friendly cement actually has origins in Ancient Egyptian pyramids and Ancient Rome.
19 July 2013, 11:20 AM ET
A professor’s passion for baseball led to the creation of a database with a searchable trove of oral arguments.
12 July 2013, 01:52 PM ET
Working alongside conservators, this team hopes to repair and prevent further damage to the folk art monument.
05 July 2013, 12:06 PM ET
Researcher Paul Sikkel studies reef parasites and their impact on fish at the reef.
05 July 2013, 11:50 AM ET
Marine biologist Paul Sikkel discusses the important role of parasites in coral reef ecosystems.
28 June 2013, 06:16 PM ET
Teachers and students love the new app that combines music, videos and games to teach science.
25 June 2013, 04:32 PM ET
Tackling this 2,000-year-old mystery takes a large and diverse set of experts.
14 June 2013, 04:11 PM ET
A powerful computer program allows scientists to map shifts in regional accents.
07 June 2013, 11:40 AM ET
Coal plant waste product can be converted into oil spill cleanup prodigy and then recycled, making the oil usable as well.
28 May 2013, 10:51 AM ET
Sensor-on-a-chip holds potential for monitory ecosystem and human health.
06 May 2013, 10:58 AM ET
Optogenetics uses light to control the activity of neurons in the brain.
26 April 2013, 04:44 PM ET
Naturally occurring soil bacteria may act as an “iron shield” to block the uptake of arsenic by rice plants.
25 April 2013, 01:55 PM ET
A dark bean-shaped cloud in the center of our galaxy is the focus of some curious researchers.
12 April 2013, 01:05 PM ET
Researchers use advanced sequencing and TACC’s Ranger supercomputer to uncover origin of common algae.
05 April 2013, 05:41 PM ET
Mathematician Manjul Bhargava thinks of his field as art, not science.
29 March 2013, 03:06 PM ET
Grad student Tiffany Suekama's research trip to Japan and the rich cultural experiences there changed her life.
15 March 2013, 02:45 PM ET
Looking into how peptides self-assemble has great implications for nanotechnology.
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.”