Behind the Scenes Archive
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.
27 January 2012, 04:16 PM ET
For the first time, a team of researchers has determined how to take the body temperatures of dinosaurs by analyzing the concentration of certain isotopes preserved in their teeth.
23 January 2012, 04:34 PM ET
Collaborating with the Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC), an archaeologist and his team work to develop high-tech, digital solutions to preserve ancient sites.
20 January 2012, 02:39 PM ET
Archaeologists and technologists develop supercomputer-powered solutions to protect and preserve ancient sites and artifacts.
06 January 2012, 02:25 PM ET
The National Renewable Energy Laboratory uses supercomputer simulations to explore designer enzymes for renewable fuels.
04 January 2012, 01:11 PM ET
Scientists identify the beginnings and ends of solar cycles and gain insight into the workings of the solar dynamo, the physical process generating the sun's magnetic field
30 December 2011, 01:17 PM ET
Scientists continue their search for bioluminescent and biofluorescent organisms in coral reefs around the world.
23 December 2011, 05:32 PM ET
Concordiasi researchers release a Driftsonde weather balloon in McMurdo, Antarctica, during the Concoridasi project.
23 December 2011, 01:34 PM ET
The balloon-based Concordiasi Project will increase understanding of annual ozone-hole formation in the Southern Hemisphere.
16 December 2011, 11:18 AM ET
Greg Waite is studying the "mini-earthquakes" caused by small eruptions in order to unlock details about how all eruptions unfold.
02 December 2011, 02:23 PM ET
Vanessa Hull evaluates the impacts of zoning on pandas in Wolong Nature Reserve in southwestern China.
25 November 2011, 01:48 PM ET
Experimental evolution reveals a possible intermediate stage in the evolution of sex determination.
18 November 2011, 03:01 PM ET
The males of two bipedal hominid species that roamed the South African savannah more than a million years ago were the stay-at-home types, compared to the wandering females, who went off on their own, leaving the men behind.
11 November 2011, 11:17 AM ET
Cree replaces traditional and toxic fluorescent lighting with LEDs.
07 November 2011, 03:00 PM ET
Jennie Russ ventures in to the Guatemalan rain forest to find new insects and friendships.
04 November 2011, 03:00 PM ET
This animation, set to Hanuman by Rodrigo y Gabriela, shows the LLAMA research team collecting and cataloging leaf litter arthropods in Guatemala at low elevation sites, below 500 meters.
04 November 2011, 03:00 PM ET
This animation, set to Hanuman by Rodrigo y Gabriela, shows the LLAMA research team collecting and cataloging leaf litter arthropods in Guatemala at low elevation sites, below 500 meters.