Behind the Scenes Archive
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.
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.
01 June 2012, 05:24 PM ET
The decathlon enlists nearly two dozen teams of students to design full sized, sustainable homes from the ground up using solar power.
25 May 2012, 03:58 PM ET
As gas prices rise around the world, researchers are seeking a potential solution from fungi
18 May 2012, 06:48 PM ET
Quake-Catcher Network acts as a motion-sensing network that sends data about ground shaking whenever it occurs.
18 May 2012, 11:20 AM ET
Researchers have developed micro-abrasive waterjets for precision creating of tiny parts.
11 May 2012, 06:01 PM ET
Using storytelling to engage broad audiences on science policy issues
09 May 2012, 04:46 PM ET
Researchers have developed waterjets for creating tiny parts.
04 May 2012, 12:45 PM ET
The Boogie Board eWriter is an alternative to paper products
27 April 2012, 05:07 PM ET
VSee is making video chat software that's secure and easy to use
20 April 2012, 02:45 PM ET
Novel technology records haptic sensations, allowing users to feel objects through computers
13 April 2012, 04:37 PM ET
Audio pioneer Stephen Ambrose of Asius Technologies invents devices that perfect sound quality and alleviate in-ear pressure and listener fatigue.
06 April 2012, 03:16 PM ET
Researchers built AustinMan to study cell phone radiation on the human body
30 March 2012, 05:05 PM ET
Research shows PBS's "Cyberchase" helps kids learn math.
23 March 2012, 05:23 PM ET
This video describes some of the practical applications of products generated by synthetic biology.
23 March 2012, 04:51 PM ET
Researcher who designs and creates homemade yeast discusses the growing field of synthetic biology.
16 March 2012, 04:28 PM ET
Yogesh Joglekar studies theoretical physics with high school students.
09 March 2012, 04:11 PM ET
Defects are usually a bad thing, but not in quantum computing.
02 March 2012, 01:08 PM ET
How invasive beetles are causing climate change
17 February 2012, 04:02 PM ET
Bhagawan Sahu is part of a nationwide search to find nanoscale materials that can replace silicon transistors by the year 2020.
10 February 2012, 06:44 PM ET
Supercomputers help researchers find deeper insight into the purity, structure and behavior of proteins, DNA and RNA.
03 February 2012, 02:23 PM ET
Antarctica holds a cornucopia of fantastic life forms, geologic wonders and atmospheric conditions for scientists to study.